Iqbal Doughan

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Personal information

Title: 
Lawyer, President

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Hursh District, Katergi Bldg., 3rd fl.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Fax: 
961 1 646413
Mobile phone: 
961 3 237303

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Working Women League in Lebanon
Address: 
Hursh District, Dahboul Bldg., 2nd fl.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 646410
Fax: 
961 1 646410
Work email address: 
wwlol@hotmail.com

Education

Bachelor degree, Law, 1984, Arab University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Social Service
Legal Service
Gender Equality
Rights of Children and Women
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English

Work history

Attorney, 1987 - present.

Consultant for the Board and General Manager, 2000 - 2006, Tobacco Lebanese Company.

Manager, 1980 - 2000, Tobacco Lebanese Company.

Honorary office and memberships

President of the Family Rights Network, 2008 - present.

Member of the Women's Committee of the Bar Association, 2007 - present.

Legal consultant for the Arab Women Union, 2006 - present.

President of the Lebanese Women Council, 2000 - 2004.

Member of the National Arab Conference, 2000.

Member of the World Movement of Democracy, 1999 - present.

Member of the Tobacco Lebanese Company Syndicate, 1998 - 2006.

Vice-President of the Lebanese Women Council, 1996 - 2000.

President of the Working Women League in Lebanon, 1994 - present.

Member of the Lawyers' Syndicate, 1987.

Productions

Major achievements: 
  • Participated in the amendment of the Lebanese Labor Law to the advantage of working women.
  • Participated in the amendment of bylaws of National Social Security Fund to the advantage of working women.
  • Research and studies on the different issues related to the social and legal status of women and personal status laws in Lebanon and different Arab countries.
  • Participated in the different campaigns to give Lebanese women the right to pass their nationality to the children and husbands.
  • Participated in the campaigns to endorse the quota for women in municipal elections.
  • Participated in many local and internatioal workshops, conferences, and talkshows dealing with the socio-political conditions in the Middle East.
  • Preparation and participation in several TV programs (local and international) on women's rights and laws.
  • Undertaking through the Family Rights Network Movement an ongoing campaign to secure equality for women and to raise in all sects the age at which a woman can have custody of her children.