International Women’s Day 2014: A Conversation with Human Rights Lawyer & Activist Darine El Hage

International Women’s Day!

Healing & Human Rights

On March 8, the international community marks International Women’s Day. This special occasion recognizes the incredible advancements and achievements of women worldwide. As part of CVT’s observance of International Women’s Day, we’d like to introduce you to women who are leaders in human rights. Here’s an interview with Darine El Hage, a human rights lawyer and activist. Shepreviously worked with New Tactics in Human Rights, a program of CVT.

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CVT: Please tell us a little about yourself.

Darine:I am a Lebanese citizen and have been heavily involved in human rights and protection work in Lebanon since 2002 and in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region since 2006. Whether on voluntary or professional basis, my involvement has consisted of capacity building, legal analysis, advocacy/lobbying, and management of teams and organizations. I have studied international law and international relations, which has strengthened the…

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