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 9th, 2020, CGDS Director, Dr. Choman Hardi, took part in an experts meeting entitled “Reimagining Justice: Ending Impunity for Gender-Based Crimes at the Margins” at the City University of New York- School of Law. The event was sponsored by the Human Rights and Gender Justice (HRGJ)...

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

CGDS Hosts SEED Workshop

On Wednesday, February 12 th , 2020, CGDS hosted a workshop on sexual harassment awareness for AUIS students, staff, and faculty which was provided by SEED Foundation. The presenters, Ms. Eman Nasih Hamadameen and Mr. Hunar Assaf Sadiq, covered the definitions and circumstances of sexual harassment, provided examples and...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 14:45

CGDS and Moulakis Library Attend AMICAL’s 2020 Conference in Kuwait

AUIS staff from the Moulakis Library, and Center for Gender and Development Studies (CGDS) attended the 17th AMICAL Annual Conference, hosted by the American University in Kuwait from January 15th - January 19th, 2020. Mr. Shko Shwan (CGDS Project Manager) and Ms. Shanaz Aras (Library Assistant) attended the four-day...

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 15:15


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