Lina Abou-Habib (moderator)

Lina Abou-Habib (Lebanon) is an expert in mainstreaming gender in development policies and practices and in building capacities for gender mainstreaming in regional and international agencies as well as public institutions. She has published several research articles in international journals on action-oriented research on the impact of the denial of citizenship rights to women in MENA countries; active citizenship and gendered social entitlements in Lebanon, Palestine and Egypt; and topics related to women’s political participation, invisible care work, economic contribution in rural communities and access to markets, faith-based organizations, migrant women and refugees, and women in post-war Lebanon. Abou-Habib’s articles on action-oriented research have appeared in Oxfam’s Gender and Development Journal, Royal Tropical Institute’s Source Book, and Routledge.

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