1975 First Women

Insaf Laawar Modaad: An active writer and advocate of women’s rights

Insaf Laawar Modaad was a journalist whose work and writing actively addressed women’s rights. She wrote to the Lebanese Council for Women in 1975 raising the demands of women in the labour force, bringing issues such as maternity leave to the Council’s attention. She raised the same demands at the Beijing conference in 1995, and published these demands in print and broadcast media 1. She also ran for elections in 1992 for the Druze seat in Ba’abda.