Who Is She

Personal information

Lawyer, President
Iqbal Doughan

Contact information / Private

Hursh District, Katergi Bldg., 3rd fl.
961 1 646413
961 3 237303

Contact information / Work

Working Women League in Lebanon
Hursh District, Dahboul Bldg., 2nd fl.
961 1 646410
961 1 646410


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

Areas of expertise

  • Social Service
  • Legal Service
  • Gender Equality
  • Rights of Children and Women
  • 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.


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.