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Iraqis Living With Trauma in a War Zone & How to Cope With It

12th September 2017 · 6:15pm - 8:15pm

In person | Virtual event

 Iraqis Living With Trauma in a War Zone & How to Cope With It

Tadhamun (Iraqi Women Solidarity) invites experts and health practitioners to discuss the impact of the continuing cycle of war and occupation upon the Iraqi population.

Psychological trauma runs deep within communities that have survived or continue to live under war and occupation. These invisible wounds are particularly prevalent amongst children; whose childhoods and educational development are disrupted by relentless violence.

Moderator: Ayça Çubukçu Assistant Professor in Human Rights Department of Sociology Centre for the Study of Human Rights LSE

Dr Elham Aldouri – Consultant Psychiatrist & Specialist Advisor to the Care Quality Commission, Department of Health, UK.

Joanne Baker – Human Rights activist and Coordinator of Child Victims of War. Co-author of ‘Uranium in Iraq: the toxic legacy of the Iraq wars’.

Rachel Beckles Willson – Musician, writer and currently Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Nazli Tarzi – Journalist.

Nadia Mohamed – Academic.

Haifa Zangana – Writer and consultant at UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA).

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