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'Women's situation and the women's movement in Kurdistan- Iraq' with Choman Hardi AND 'Gender, Resistance, and activism in the Palestinian Camps in Jordan' with Afaf Jabiri

Afaf Jabiri is a leading womens's rights activist in Jordan and across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), advocating for legal reform and policy change at the local, national and international levels. Jabiri holds MPhil degree in International Politics from University of Glasgow. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Centre for Gender Studies/School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Choman Hardi was born in Kurdistan and brought up in Iraq and Iran. She came to England as a refugee in 1993 where she was educated in Queens College Oxford (BA, Philosophy and psychology), University College London (MA, Philosophy) and University of Kent in Canterbury (PhD, Mental health).

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Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies