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EU Project: An interview of Dr. Lynn Rose, Dr. Andrea Zittlau, Mr. Shko Shwan, & Mr. Rezhyar Fakhir with XFM by Kosha Hussein and Helan Star

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. The main theme of this podcast is feminism. The definition of what feminism is, its misconceptions, and...

Dr. Andrea Zittlau who is a teacher at the University of Rostock, Germany. Mr. Rezhyar Fakhir, an advocate for peace who has held several workshops through the Christian Peacemaker Team. Dr. Lynn Rose, who is a professor of the Social Sciences at AUIS and Deputy Director at CGDS. Mr. Shko Shwan who began as CGDS’ co-ordinator and is currently the project manager for the EU project.

New Article by CGDS Director

CGDS is pleased to announce that the latest article by Dr. Choman Hardi, Director of the Center for Gender Development and Studies, and a Co-Director of the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub has been published by the London School of Economics (LSE) website. The article addresses the...

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 21:15

CGDS Attends UN Meeting

On March 10 th , 2020, CGDS representatives traveled to the UN Compound in Erbil to meet with several NGOs in Iraq including UNFPA. The discussions focused on addressing and eliminating GBV in Iraq. Dr. Lynn Rose, CGDS Deputy Director, and Mr. Rasti Ranj, Hub Regional Manager, attended the meeting.

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 06:00

CGDS Engaged in the Human Rights and Gender Justice Law Clinic’s Experts Covening Series

On March 10th, 2020, CGDS representatives traveled to the UN Compound in Erbil to meet with several NGOs in Iraq including UNFPA. The discussions focused on addressing and eliminating GBV in Iraq. Dr. Lynn Rose, CGDS Deputy Director, and Mr. Rasti Ranj, Hub Regional Manager, attended the meeting.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 18:30

CGDS Participates in the “Women's Movements in the Middle East: Film and Panel” Event

On March the 6th, 2020, Dr. Choman Hardi, CGDS Director, took part in “I Am The Revolution,” a screening and panel at the graduate center of the City University of New York. The theme of the event was feminist struggles in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Rojava. Hosted by the Emergency...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 22:15

CGDS Gains Institutional Membership in the Disability History Association

CGDS is proud to support The Disability History Association (DHA) as an institutional member. The DHA is an international non-profit organization that promotes the study of disabilities throughout history. This includes, but is not limited to, the history of individuals or groups with disabilities, perspectives on disability, representations/ constructions...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 16:15

CGDS Deputy Director Named Country Representative to WDRPA

The World Disability and Professionals’ Association has appointed Dr. Lynn Rose, CGDS Deputy Director, as Country Representative for Iraq. The mission of the WDRPA is: “As advocates, to motivate, empower and engage persons with disabilities globally. As practitioners, to assist in creating and developing the highest quality of inclusive,...

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 15:30

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