Movement Lawyering and Social Change: A Spotlight on LGBTQ Advocacy in Lebanon

Date: 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Zoom will be emailed to registered guests

Human Rights@Harvard Law

 

October 14, 2020

Movement Lawyering and Social Change: A Spotlight on LGBTQ Advocacy in Lebanon

When: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Zoom

Register for Movement Lawyering and Social Change here.

Please join us to discuss community-oriented movement lawyering in Lebanon and the ways in which activists and lawyers engage with the country’s most vulnerable communities to build, support, and amplify transformative social movements. We will explore movement lawyering strategies and linkages with grassroots activists and communities, with a particular focus on cause lawyering to protect the rights of LGBTQ+ and vulnerable communities in Lebanon.

The event will feature:

  • Youmna Makhlouf, Attorney, Legal Agenda

  • Kareem Nammour, Attorney, Legal Agenda

  • Tarek Zeidan, Executive Director, Helem

  • Afsaneh Rigot, MENA Officer, Article 19 and Berkman Klein Center Affiliate, as Discussant.

Hosted by the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, and the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at Harvard Law School. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program.