Dr. Choman Hardi’s talk at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD 25: Accelerating the Promise: ‘Catalysing social change, from the classroom to the community’

Recently, two journalists and their child were found shot dead in their car in my home-city. The crime was believed to be politically motivated and it caused widespread outrage and condemnation. Soon, interest in this story declined when it became apparent that the man had killed his wife, child,...

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 16:30

CGDS’ Comic Book Workshop

CGDS partnered with the Embassy of Canada to Iraq to organize a three day comics workshop at the American University of Iraq- Sulaimani. Mr. Shirwan Can, the founder of Karge Comics Studio, facilitated the workshops, in which students worked together to produce stories and illustrate them....

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 20:15

CGDS Deputy Director Awarded Best Session Paper at World Disability Conference

Dr. Lynn Rose attended the Fourth World Disability Conference, where her paper, “Disability Perceptions and Policy in Sulaimani, Kurdistan,” was named Best Session Paper. The paper summarized CGDS’s activities in educating K-12 students about disability social justice as part of the EU grant to promote gender equity in Iraq...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 13:45


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