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Carmen Geha


Carmen Geha is an activist, feminist and scholar, researching politics, crisis and mobilisation in MENA. She is Associate Professor of Public Administration at AUB.

Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters inertia, corruption and greed, writes Carmen Geha.

13 November, 2020

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order to create new hope in this dark moment, writes Carmen Geha.

14 October, 2020

Comment: Even before this disaster Lebanon's greedy and corrupt elite had made life unlivable, now they are burying us alive, writes Carmen Geha.

12 August, 2020

Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

03 August, 2020

Comment: Lebanon's inept government officials and violent security forces should be seen as the real virus of our times, writes Carmen Geha.

30 April, 2020

Comment: With no safety net, and privatised, corrupt interests running basic services, Lebanon is woefully under-prepared to respond to coronavirus, writes Carmen Geha.

16 March, 2020

Comment: This International Women's Day, Carmen Geha celebrates the resilience and solidarity of Lebanese women, fighting for their rights in a system stacked against them.

05 March, 2020

Comment: Carmen Geha makes the unpopular case for an uncommon sentiment: The Lebanese revolution is totally winning.

31 January, 2020

Comment: Can revolution provide the salve a depressed nation is searching for? Carmen Geha finds hope and solidarity on the streets of Beirut.

18 December, 2019

Comment: Lebanon's women have been able to participate, lead, and shine because this uprising challenges the very pillars that govern our lives, writes Carmen Geha.

08 November, 2019