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Female Iraqi Academics In Post-Invasion Iraq: Roles, Challenges & Capacities

Al-Ali, Nadje and Al-Jeboury, Irada and Al-Enezy, Inass and Al-Dujaili, Huda (2012) Female Iraqi Academics In Post-Invasion Iraq: Roles, Challenges & Capacities. London.

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Abstract

The research presented in this report aimed to explore the specific problems and challenges faced by female academics in Iraqi higher education. In addition, the research project intended to introduce a group of Iraqi academics to qualitative research methods as well as gender as a concept of analysis. Through developing policy recommendations based on the research findings as well as capacity building, the project is also intended to contribute to improving the opportunities for and representation of female professionals in the Iraqi Higher Education (HE) sector. Finally, the project aims to increase sensitivity and awareness about gender issues both within the HE sector as well as within relevant policy circles more widely. The report will provide the main research findings as well as recommendations.

Item Type: Monographs (Project Report)
Keywords: Iraq; higher education; gender; Iraqi women; education; university; labor force
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Centre for Gender Studies
Depositing User: Nadje Al-Ali
Date Deposited: 08 May 2012 08:33
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/13613

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