The Center for Gender and Development Studies, with generous funding from the European Union, created a podcast. The two-year EU grant focuses on gender equality and education development in the MENA region, so we interviewed some of the students in our gender studies minor.
On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020. Dr. Lynn Rose, Deputy Director at CGDS, spoke with Dr. Karen Hagrup, a pioneer of disability studies.
On Saturday May 23rd, 2020, Dr. Lynn Rose, CGDS Deputy Director, participated in the webinar “COVID-19 and its Impacts on the differently-abled community.” The webinar was sponsored and produced by WDRPA, the World Disability and Rehabilitation Professionals Association, with which CGDS partnered for the event.
In this interview, Dr. Choman Hardi spoke about the events associated with a joint defamation lawsuit brought against Mullah Mazhar Khorasany by twenty-seven human rights activists, headed by Ms. Bahar Munzir.
In this podcast, Dr. Choman Hardi is interviewed by Tre Mohammad of Aryan TV. The interview discusses women’s rights, gender equality, the patriarchal system, and stigmatization faced by the women’s organizations in Kurdistan
An interview of the social activist from Hillah, Rawan Salim with Dr. Akeel Abas. Rawan’s childhood and upbringing was filled with conflict between her father and mother. The father was open minded and liberal, and the mother was conservative and religious.