BEIRUT: Though it might seem an odd event for highlighting the challenges facing migrant domestic workers in Lebanon, the Insan Association took on the issue with a fashion show, hoping to open people’s eyes to the fact that beauty comes in all colors.
Behind the Green Door in Gemmayzeh presented the show, “Celebrating Colors,” Wednesday night to a packed audience. It featured creations by up and coming Lebanese designers, modeled by women from backgrounds representing Lebanese and immigrant communities in Beirut.
According to event organizer Joana Hauff from the Insan Association, the idea for a fashion show came as a new tactic to raise awareness about the plight of migrant workers and immigrants in Lebanon, in a way that roundtables and news conferences cannot.
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