Parental Leave in Focus


The National Commission for Lebanese Women and LAU’s Arab Institute for Women, within its US-MEPI funded project Equality for Everyone: Gender Reform from Grassroots to Government, are pleased to invite you to a roundtable discussion titled Parental Leave in Focus.
  • Word of NCLW – Ms. Claudine Aoun Roukoz, President 
  • Welcome word of LAU – Dr. Michel Mawad, President
  • Introduction and objectives of the MEPI-funded project: “Equality for Everyone: Gender Reform from Grassroots to Government” – Myriam Sfeir
  • Discussion of the policy brief: “Parental Leave Policies in Lebanon” – Ms. Zeina El Helou, Researcher and Development Consultant 
  • Introducing the draft law to amend the parental leave policies in Lebanon – Me. Maya Zeghrini, Executive Board Member, NCLW
  • Introduction to the regional program: “The Men and Women for Gender Equality Programme” – Ms. Jumanah Zabaneh, UN Women Lebanon Program Coordinator on Women, Peace, and Security 
  • Word of Embassy/MEPI – Mr. Andrew Doehler
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The discussion will be in Arabic.