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KirkukNow Reaches Out to CGDS to Request Support for Developing a Gender-Sensitive Approach

The independent news website KirkukNow reached out to CGDS to request support for developing a gender-sensitive approach. On April 8th, 2019, CGDS Director Dr. Choman Hardi met with Mr. Salam Omer, Editor-In-Chief of KirkukNow, along with his team: Ms. Rezhna Sardar, Ms. Zhino Khalil, and Ms. Shnyar...

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 15:00

CGDS meets with Mr. Steven Fagin, the US Consul General, and Mr. Cameron Millard, the US Economic and Commercial Officer

On March 15th, the director and deputy director of CGDS met with Mr Steven Fagin, the US Consul General, and Mr Cameron Millard, the US Economic and Commercial Officer. The CGDS team updated Mr Fagin about the growth and progress of CGDS in the last years, specifically about the European...
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 18:00

CGDS held a Workshop in collaboration with the KRG Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Affairs (MoHE) and the High Council of Women’s Affairs

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On Sunday, 24 March, the KRG Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Affairs (MoHE) with the High Council of Women’s Affairs hosted a one day workshop for the new KRG gender studies units. The Center for Gender and Development Studies initiated this gathering and designed and facilitated the training workshop...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 14:00

CGDS Goes to a Networking Event Organized by the Head of the Office of the Embassy of Canada to Iraq, Erbil

Ms. Nancy Bergeron, Head of the Office of the Embassy of Canada to Iraq, Erbil, hosted a lunch meeting for representatives of the Center for Gender and Development Studies on Monday, March 25th, in Erbil. Included among the guests were Ms. Barbara Wolf, the German Consul...

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:30

Textbook Reviewers in CGDS

As a part of our EU project, the Center for Gender Development and Studies-AUIS , offered 14 AUIS students the opportunity to become textbook reviewers. The students will review primary education textbooks (grades 1-9) with a view to revising them and making them more egalitarian and inclusive. They will...

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 16:30

CGDS Diversity Discussant Training

On Saturday, March 2nd, the Center for Gender and Development Studies conducted a training workshop on disability awareness. The workshop was part of the EU- funded project to prepare Diversity Discussants to go into the public schools and lead workshops on disability awareness, ethnic/religious diversity, and gender...

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 16:00

Affiliation with the Society for Disability Studies

The Center for Gender and Development Studies now has Affiliate Organization Membership with the Society for Disability Studies (SDS), a non-profit organization that promotes the study of disability in social, cultural, and political contexts. The SDS Mission statement explains that “Disability Studies recognizes that disability is a key aspect...

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 16:45

CGDS Hosts Three-Day Women's Voices Conference in Sulaimani

Internews in cooperation with the ‘Center for Gender and Development Studies’ and ‘Women for Progress Center’, organized a conference from April 24-26, 2018 of selected women journalists and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) across Iraq to create a coalition. The coalition committed to building the capacity of women's organizations and...
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 20:00

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