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Mahdy Charafeddin

DEI Facilitator

Nationality: Lebanese
Based in: Málaga, Spain

Mahdy Charafeddin has been a Gender and Sexuality human rights activist since 2005. He studied Information Technology and Programming. He currently trains on social security, security planning and digital security, he has also written booklets on the subjects of sexual health, gender and sexuality training, people living with HIV, how to work within conservative environments. Charafeddin has worked with different refugee groups in Lebanon and trained many organizations in both Lebanon and the SWANA region about comprehensive service provision for diverse social groups, he has also trained many groups on SOGIESC around the SWANA region. Mahdy Charafeddin currently worked as an associate director and director of programs at the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality and the director of the gender and sexuality MENA region conference NEDWA. Mahdy Charafeddin works now as a Diversity Equity and Inclusion expert on with UNOPS.