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Women’s group celebrates change in discriminatory state policy

  • Wafa Abed, George Abi Saleh, Abbas Al Halabi, Denise Herbel and Nasima Al Tabach

  • Iman Abou Ayyach, Leila Hamdan and Salwa Abou Akar

  • Ekhlas Jaber, Mona Yehya, Lena Chaar and Yousra Namour

  • Rana Kaakati and Mirna Mahfouz

  • Rania Sawah

BEIRUT: Not so long ago, the Institute of Progressive Womenguests hosted an afternoon reception to celebrate a change in government policy, one that allows mothers to open bank accounts for their underage children.

The event, held at the Monroe Hotel, was attended by representatives from Lebanon’s main banks. Among the guests were Wafa Abed, George Abi Saleh and Denise Herbel.



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