EU Project: Dr. Choman Hardi’s Interview about Gender Based Violence with Nawa Radio Station

Funded by the EU, CGDS is producing in Kurdish, Arabic and English to promote understanding of gender issues in the region. The following is one of the podcasts produced for the project. In 2007, Dw’a’s murder sent a ripple of shock through society and the case is still under investigation...

Dr. Choman Hardi Director of Center for Gender Studeis and Development was invited to this podcast to discuss the attempts at preventing Gender Based Violence (GBV).

EU Project: Interview with Ms. Maysoon Al-Damluji by Dr. Akeel

Funded by the EU, CGDS is producing podcasts, in Kurdish, Arabic and English to promote understanding of gender issues in the region. The following is one of the podcasts produced for the project. She mentions how in certain aspects, women have contributed more than men inside the parliament. However, women...

Ms. Maysoon, is a liberal Iraqi women’s rights activist and a member of the Iraqi parliament. In this podcast she discusses the role of women in both the Iraqi parliament and politics.

New Publication by CGDS Deputy Director

CGDS is happy to announce that an article by Dr. Lynn Rose, CGDS Deputy Director, has been published in Opción 24, Special Edition 35 (2019): 473-485 (ISSN 1012-1587/ISSNe: 2477-9385). The article, “Unlearning Learned Helplessness by Volunteerism and Service-Learning,” summarizes service-learning and volunteerism at AUIS, and highlights the service-learning course...

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EU Project: Ms. Goshan Mohammed’s Podcast on Abortion

Funded by the EU, CGDS is producing podcasts, in Kurdish, Arabic and English to promote understanding of gender issues in the region. The following is one of the podcasts produced for the project. This podcast and discussion on abortion is ignited by the 99 year sentence that was issued on...

Ms. Goshan Mohammed, Lecturer in Math and Sciences Department at AUIS and a CGDS veteran, in a podcast discusses the laws and restrictions made in regards to abortion. She further elaborates on why and how these laws and restrictions might’ve been established.

EU Project: An Interview of Dr. Akeel Abbas with ‘Nawa Radio Station’ about the history of Women’s rights in Iraq

Funded by the EU, CGDS is producing in Kurdish, Arabic and English to promote understanding of gender issues in the region. The following is one of the podcasts produced for the project. The encouragement of women’s rights in Iraq began in 1910 by the famous Iraqi poet Jamil Sidqi al-Zahawi...

Dr. Akeel Abbas, Assistant Professor in the English Department at AUIS and a memeber of the EU project team, in a podcast discusses the history of iraqi feminism, and how it was origniated from 1910 until the modern day.

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