Amani Beainy

Amani Beainy

Legal Researcher, Political & Human Rights Activist, Co-founder, National Campaign to Save the Bisri Valley

Amani is a political and human rights activist, a feminist, with 7 years of rounded experience in working on gender issues, with focus on enhancing women’s participation in decision making at the national and local level.

Co-founder of the national campaign to save the Bisri Valley. 

Active member of the Women International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), as well a member of the standing constitution committee.
She is a writer, poet, painter and beekeeper. Legal researcher specialized in public law and arbitration.

Amani was recognized by Abaad Mena, as a peacekeeper among 16 women during the 16 days of activism against gender based violence. 
She was also nominated by “L’Orient Le Jour” newspaper as changemaker, and one of fourteen faces of the October revolution in Lebanon.

Acting as project manager and community mobiliser at the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW), she was able to help strengthen women’s participation at the local and national levels. 

Amani also led local projects supported by the EU to activate the civil society organizations initiating “Neighborhood committees”, the fundamental of participatory democracy approach.

Currently, she is running a study about the Alternative Economy and Climate Justice in the Arab Region with the Arab Forum for Alternatives and Greenpeace MENA.

“Justice is the virtue of great souls”, Plato.