The Demographic Survey of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (Report by KRSO; IOM; UNFPA)

The Kurdistan Region Statistics Office (KRSO), UNFPA, and IOM launched the demographic survey of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), one of the largest statistical exercises conducted in the region since 1987. The survey provides a comprehensive profile of the current population demographics, employment and income, housing, household possessions, literacy...
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 14:15

Child Marriage Factsheet

Definitions UNICEF defines child marriage as “a formal or an informal union of two persons where at least one of them is under 18 years old” (UNICEF 2014). Since children lack maturity and information, it is generally considered that child marriage is also forced marriage. This is the case even...
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 13:45

CGDS Meets with the Dialogue Institute

CGDS Deputy Director Dr. Lynn Rose and Administrative Assistant Ms. Sewe Anwar met with representatives of the Dialogue Institute on Thursday, July 30 th , 2020, via Zoom. Ms. Andi Laudisio, Administrative and Development Coordinator, explained the institute’s mission and goals, which focus on facilitating dialogue between groups...

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 23:00

CGDS Posts Outstanding Student Paper on Early Twentieth-Century Comparative Feminist Documents CGDS Posts Outstanding Student Paper on Early Twentieth-Century Comparative Feminist Documents

Ms. Riyam Wahbi M. Noori, AUIS major in International Studies and minor in Business Management, completed her paper, “Women’s Suffering and Women’s Rights” for the summer 2020 CIV 204 class, taught by Dr. Lynn Rose, CGDS Deputy Director and Professor in the Social Sciences. Ms. Riyam summarized, discussed,...

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 22:45

Dr. Lynn Rose Interviews AUIS’ Gender Minors

The interdisciplinary minor consists of eight courses from which students choose five. Our courses are in three departments: English, Math and Sciences, and Social Sciences. They range chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and in subject matter from health science to literature to religious studies. Fifteen students at the...

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.

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CGDS is pleased to announce that Dr. Choman Hardi, Director of CGDS, and Dr. Lynn Rose, Deputy Director, have submitted their co-authored paper for publication...
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