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NEWSLETTER: MAY 2016

 NEWSLETTER: MAY 2016    Call for Participants: LGBTQ Regional Action Plan (RAP) CTDC is delighted to announce the launch of its Gender and Sexuality Program in the MENA region, with its first project under the title of LGBTQ Regional Advocacy Action Plan (RAP) in the MENA Region. Funded by the Swedish Institute- SIDA, and in […]

Women and the Global ‘Refugee Crisis’

On March 8, 2016, CTDC directors, Dr Nof Nasser Eddin and Dr Nour Abu Assab, will be speaking at Warwick University Community Speakers Series about Women and the Global Refugee Crisis, focusing on refugee women’s experiences in transit countries and in the UK following their resettlement. The talk will draw from CTDC research findings on […]

Hikayetna: Storytelling from Syria

By Sulaiman Osman Hikayetna, meaning ‘our story’ in Arabic, is a new art project that brings people together to talk about the human side of Syrian society. For decades, freedom of expression has been absent from our society, but with our words and our stories we can become united, and feel our humanity, to turn fear […]

Gendering the ‘Refugee Crisis’ Conference Sessions

Following the conference held on December 11, 2015, in collaboration with the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance at the Open University, CTDC has made sessions from the conference available to the public via its YouTube Channel. The videos can be used as open source references, and as educational material accessible to those interested in the topic. […]

Behind Concrete Walls: On Remand in Amman

Women’s Personal Narratives of Remand Prisons in Jordan  By Anonymous ‘You have had the chance to see it from the inside, journalists and researchers would kill for such an opportunity,’ a colleague told me after having spent a night in a women’s remand prison in Amman, the capital of Jordan. I recognised my privileged research […]