Women’s Rights in the Middle East Today: Law, Religion and Culture – Conference

I had the honor of participating in this wonderful gathering of scholars, activists and artists working on gender and women’s rights issues in Southwestern Asia and North Africa. Once again, Dar al Kalima University College of Arts and Culture and CAFCAW have succeeded in challenging the intellect and establishing a dialogue between diverse identities and … Continue reading Women’s Rights in the Middle East Today: Law, Religion and Culture – Conference

Gender Justice/Equality in Lebanon Workshop

هل القوانين في لبنان تحمي حقوق المرأة وتعزز المساواة الجنسانية Gender Equality؟ ماذا عن تطبيقات القوانين والمعايير الاجتماعية والعقلية السائدة الابوية؟ وقوانين الأحوال الشخصية؟ كيف يمكن تمكين المرأة في القطاع السياسي والاقتصادي؟ ما هي الخطوات العملية التي يمكن للمواطنين والمجتمعات والأحزاب السياسية اتخاذها لتحقيق المساواة في الحقوق والفرص والواجبات؟ كيف يمكننا تفكيك الصور النمطية القائمة … Continue reading Gender Justice/Equality in Lebanon Workshop

Snap for Human Rights Photo Competition

Proud to be working on this project with #EastlineDigital – Sharing here the call for participation in the #EuInLebanon #humanrights photo competition: To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Union in Lebanon is launching a photo competition on four human rights themes: freedom of speech, gender equality, refugee rights and fighting against torture. More information: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/lebanon/49334/snap-human-rights_en   Continue reading Snap for Human Rights Photo Competition

Press for Progress! International Women’s Day 2018 at AUD with Middle Eastern Studies students and professors

Join us on March 8, enjoy the live visual, performative and culinary productions and initiatives, and let us collectively #PressforProgress. We will gather to motivate the local community to think, act and be gender inclusive, and call-to-action for further positive gains for women in Southwestern Asia and North Africa. Continue reading Press for Progress! International Women’s Day 2018 at AUD with Middle Eastern Studies students and professors

Reeds from Red Lips – Dr. Pamela Chrabieh (American University in Dubai News)

AUD School of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Pamela Chrabieh has recently edited and published a book entitled Reeds from Red Lips on Arts and Gender in Southwestern Asia. The book includes diverse stories told through poetry and prose in English, French, Modern Standard Arabic and Lebanese, and encompasses a … Continue reading Reeds from Red Lips – Dr. Pamela Chrabieh (American University in Dubai News)

Reeds from Red Lips by Pamela Chrabieh on Awesomegang.com and Book Reader Magazine

About Reeds from Red Lips by Pamela Chrabieh: What influence does gender have on art production in nowadays Southwestern Asia (Middle East)? Does gender embody everyday life experiences, including the artistic experience? Are gendered spaces of the region Orientalized, demystified, or both? Are bodies, especially women bodies, described asexualized, passive and silent? Do local authors … Continue reading Reeds from Red Lips by Pamela Chrabieh on Awesomegang.com and Book Reader Magazine

Women who Inspire Us – Videos – International Women’s Event 2017

By one of my talented students, Diana Hammoud. Published on Feb 28, 2017 This short video was made for our International Women’s Day event at the American University in Dubai. This was an event organized by the Women and Gender in The Middle East class with Dr. Pamela Chrabieh. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHVn8aJwZz0 ———————————————- Published on Mar … Continue reading Women who Inspire Us – Videos – International Women’s Event 2017

Because it’s 2015!

P.M. Justin Trudeau gives Canada a first cabinet with ethnically diverse ministers and an equal number of men and women, and in my home country, Lebanon, women can’t even confer their nationality to their husbands or children. As a naturalized Canadian citizen, I am proud of the gender equality under the law in the land … Continue reading Because it’s 2015!