Gender Based Violence: A Global Health Challenge Webinar (video, English)
Lina Abou Habib presented on the intersection of gender-based violence and global health in this webinar hosted by the Global Health Institute at the American University of Beirut on February 7, 2019.
In the webinar, Lina addressed the status of discriminatory family laws and structures that perpetuate inequality and violence both in the home and in communities. A Q&A series followed the presentation.
Lina Abou-Habib is the Executive Director of WLP. She is the former Executive Director of WLP Lebanon/Collective for Research and Training on Development–Action (CRTD-A), and a former chair of the board of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID). She is currently a MENA advisor for the Global Fund for Women and on the editorial board of Oxfam’s journal, Gender and Development. She holds an M.A. in Public Health from American University in Beirut.