Dr. Asma Abdel Halim “Whose Culture, Whose Rights?”

Dr. Asma Abdel Halim
“Whose Culture, Whose Rights? Sudanese immigrant women rethinking female circumcision”
Friday, Oct 27, noon-2pm

Lindley Cultural Center (http://www.ohio.edu/culturalcenter/)
052 Lindley Hall
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Sponsored by: Afya: African Campus Health Network

Dr. Abdel Halim is Assistant Professor at the department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toledo. She holds a Ph.D. in Education, Social Studies, College of Education and a MAIA (Master in International Affairs) – African Studies from OU. Dr. Adel Halim earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Law from the Faculty of law, University of Khartoum, Sudan. Her book SUDANESE WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES: THE DOUBLE PROBLEM OF GENDER AND CULTURE is forthcoming from Mellen Press.

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