The committee was formed on October 19th, 1993,for the preparation of the Beijing convention in order to stage an effective participation on behalf of the Lebanese women.
Half of the members of the National Commission for the Lebanese Woman Affairs were selected from among members of National Committee for the Follow up of Women's Issues.
The National Committee includes men and women experts, vocational trade unions, women associations, individuals and civil society institutions.
The National Committee uses networking as a mean to establish units in all Lebanese regions: Beirut – Mount Lebanon- North Lebanon - South Lebanon and the Bekaa Area.
The National Committee accomplished its organizational and administrative structure in the year 2000.
Professor at the Lebanese University - formerly director of the College of Education Beirut Lebanon.
Professor at the Lebanese University and Researcher in Political and Social Thought.
Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute of Political Science at Saint Joseph University.
Professor at American University of Beirut (AUB).
Author and researcher.
To accomplish gender equalityTo eliminate all forms of discrimination against womenTo empower women and maintain an effective women’s participation in all levels of social, economic and political aspects of lifeTo upgrade awareness concerning the concept of Gender and to integrate gender mainstreaming within the national policies and in political, cultural, economic and social areasTo promote women’s participation in the decision making process and implement it at all levelsTo encourage intercommunication among women on the local, regional and international levels