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.
Myths and Facts about People who are Transgender
Dr. Choman Hardi was invited to Voice of America to discuss the challenges women face within the Kurdish community.
Dr. Akeel Abbas interviews Ms. Ruaa Khalaf, Feminist and activist.
In this podcast Dr. Choman Hardi, CGDS Director, and Mr. Rasti Ranj, LSE Hub Regional Manager, interview Dr. Najat Mohammad Faraj, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Sulaimani and the Director of the first gender center in Kurdistan.
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.
The interviewer is Dr. Lynn Rose, the Deputy Director of CGDS and Professor in the Social Sciences at AUIS.
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
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.