Zoya Jureidini Rouhana

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Personal information

Title: 
Director

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation
Postbox: 
116-5042
Address: 
43, Badaro str., Beydoun Bldg., 1st. flr.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 392220 & 961 1 392221
Fax: 
961 1 392220
Mobile phone: 
961 3 101715
Work email address: 
zoya.rouhana@kafa.org.lb

Education

Bachelor degree, Business Administration, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Gender Based Violence (emphasis Violence on Women)
Child Sexual Abuse
Trafficking in Women and Children
Languages: 
Arabic
English

Work history

Director, 2005 - present, KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation.

General Coordinator, 1997 - 2005, Lebanese Council to Resist Violence against Women.

General Coordinator, 1996 - 2008, The Arab Women's Court (an Arab Network to Resist Violence against Women).

Secretary of Women's Affairs, 1986 - 1995, Secours Populaire Libanais.

Member of the Executive Committee, 1979 - 1982, League of Lebanese Women's Rights.

Social and Economic Research Assistant, 1978 - 1985, The Consultation and Research Institute.

Honorary office and memberships

Founding Member of Kafa (enough) Violence & Exploitation, 2005 - present.

Founding Member of the Lebanese Council to Resist Violence against Women, 1997 - 2005.

Founding Member of The Arab Women's Court (an Arab Network to Resist Violence against Women), 1996 - 2008.

Productions

Major achievements: 

Launching and managing drafting the law and the related campaign to protect women from family violence, 2007 - present.

Launching and managing the Silent Witness Exhibition in Lebanon, 2005.

Launching and managing the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in Lebanon, 2005.

Launching and managing the Feminist Rights Campaign to amend the Personal Status Codes, 1998

Organizing the second regional public hearing on violence against women and the personal status codes in Beirut, 1998.

Establishing and operating the hotline service for abused women in Lebanon, 1997.

Establishing and managing the Listening and Counseling Center for Abused Women in Lebanon, 1997.

Organizing the first regional public hearing on violence against women in the Arab world in Beirut, 1995.

Organizing several regional meetings meetings on violence against women.

Awards and Distinctions

The U.S. Secretary of State's International Women of Courage award, March 2007.