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Anthony Keedi  – Guardian News – Wednesday,  Wednesday 11 June 2014 (originally published 10 Jun)

Anthony Keedi

Anthony Keedi of Abaad at the gender violence summit in London. Image: Anna Leach for the Guardian

Anthony Keedi is a psychologist who works for Abaad (Arabic for “dimensions”), a gender equality NGO in Lebanon. He runs the engaging men and boys program. He has also worked in conflict resolution, and with Iraqi and Syrian refugees to raising awareness of gender-based violence.

“The overbearing dominant abusive stereotype as the archetype of the alpha male is something that many cultures have been trying to break away from,” he says. “But men in our culture are still struggling with it.”

Keedi will join the Guardian Global Development Professionals Network for a live Q&A from 5-6pm BST on Wednesday 11 June, to answer your questions about the challenges of fighting for gender equality in the Middle East. What would you like to ask? Post your questions in the comments below . . .

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