Laura Sfeir Schinder

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Personal information

Title: 
President of a NGO

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Kalamoun Road, Residence Ahmad Schinder, Ras Maska
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 6 400066
Mobile phone: 
961 3 924089
Personal email address: 
laura_schinder@hotmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Lebanese Council to Resist Violence against Women
Address: 
Damascus Rd, Bassoul Bldg., 2nd floor
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 6 624060 & 961 1 662899
Fax: 
961 6 624060 & 961 1 662899
Work email address: 
lecorvaw@inco.com.lb

Education

Master's degree, Sociology (Socio - Economic Science), 1978, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
Bachelor degree, Sociology, 1974, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
Lebanese Baccalaureate, Philosophy branch, 1971, National School (Tripoli), Lebanon.
Intermediate School Diploma, 1968, Carmelites Sisters School (Tripoli), Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Gender Based Violence
Domestic Violence
Women's Rights
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

President, 2006 - present, Lebanese Council to Resist Violence Against Woman (LECORVAW).

Head of department (controller), 1975 - present, Ministry of Economy and Trade (Tripoli, Lebanon).

Instructor, 1978 - 1982, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lebanese University.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Salma Network (Regional), 2006 - present.

Member of the Lebanese Women Network, 2005 - present.

Member of the Lebanese Council of Women, 2003 - present.

Member of the United women Council at North Lebanon, 1999 - present.

Member of the Lebanese Council to Resist Violence Against Woman, 1997 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Sfeir - Schinder, L. (2004). Domestic Violence – The Lebanese family and its different issues. Beirut: Ministry of social affairs, Lebanese Republic.
  • Sfeir - Schinder, L. (1978). The agriculture issues and its effects on socio – economic levels in the region of AKKAR. Unpublished master's thesis, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon.
Major achievements: 
  • Supervising the team of LECORVAW in charge of preparing the draft law for protection from domestic violence, 2009.
  • Attending the "US Election Exchange" program hosted by American University and Meridian International and supported by MEPI, 2008.
  • Appointed as one of the facilitators at the Euro-med Neighborhood Politics Debate (Human Rights in the Executive Plan for Lebanon), 2006.
  • Appointed as Local Coordinator for the World March of Women / LEBANON, 2005.

Awards and Distinctions

Honorary trophy awarded by Ryadiyoun Li Ajli Loubnan, 2009.