In the Press

The Atlantic Post:

Group to Train, Rally Lebanon’s Rising Female Politicians

“Today, women occupy approximately 21 percent of parliamentary seats around the globe. And in the Arab world, they hold approximately 16 percent of seats. But in Lebanon, this number is significantly lower, standing at only 3.1 percent.

In Lebanon, women fill only four out of a total 128 parliamentary seats, even though nearly 51 percent of the Lebanese population is female. For Jessica Obeid, the founder of MentorSHE, the dearth of Arab women in politics is unacceptable”…..

(click on the link -in the title- to read on)

LBC News:

During LBC News, part of the Embassy of the United States of America in Beirut’s reception for International Women’s Day

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