CGDS Participates in International Disability and Diversity Conference

Dr. Lynn Rose, Deputy Director of the Center for Gender and Development Studies and Professor in the Social Sciences, presented a paper highlighting CGDS’ work in promoting diversity at the International Conference on Disability and Diversity in Asia, held in Malang, Indonesia. The conference, held at the University of Brawijaya on September 24 and 25, 2019, hosted 125 participants and guests. The focus was on advocacy and policy for disability rights and social inclusion. Dr. Lynn’s paper, “Three Generations of Disability Advocacy in Kurdistan,” summarized CGDS’ work, supported by the EU grant, in increasing disability awareness in the K-12 school system.