Published at: 08-01-2019

The UoH Gender Equity Center Holds a Forum entitled, “I Can”

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At the aim of introducing the leader and the qualified women of Kurdish Community, the UoH Gender Equity Center organized a forum for the Qualified Women of the area entitled, “I Can”. With the presence of the UoH President Dr.Tahseen Abdulkarim Al- Zangana, the Governor of Halabja Mr. Azad Tofiq ,the UOH council members, numerous lecturers, employees , public figures, organizations and media channels, the UoH Gender Equity Center conducted a Forum under the title “ I Can” which was the first activity of the center.
The forum was managed by Ms.Shokhan Mohammed Salih, director of the Center. The participants of the forum consisted of Dr. Nian Kamil Ghafour, lecturer at English Department, Ms.Nukhsha Nasih mayor of Halabja, Ms.Kwestan Akram Faraj the president of Halabja Municipalty,Ms.Gulistan Ahmed, director of Human Rights Directorate of Halabja, Ms. Rangin Salam, the famous journalist of the city and Ms.Hamida Jamal, the women activist.
At first, the attendants stood one moment silently as the remembrance for the Kurdistan martyrs who saved their life for achieving freedom. Then, the presenter of the forum read the biography of the Forum participants. After that, the participants discussed their life experience and the difficult situations they had faced during their carriers. Besides, they talked about the ways to achieve success in life despite of the obstacles in the way as well as giving their suggestions and advices to the attendants.
During the Forum Halabja Youth Musician Group enhanced the forum by presenting two pieces of music.
At the end the UoH logo was rewarded to the participants by the University President. Mr. Qubad Talabany, the Deputy Prime Minister, officially issued a decree to establish Gender Equity Center in all Kurdistan Universities. Upon the recommendation of Dr. Yousif Goran, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Tahseen showed his willingness and expressed his eagerness to show the abilities of women.then, a universal decree was released to open the mentioned Center which became as one of the administrative Units at the UoH.

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