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Islamic University Supports Students and Graduates with Disability in the Disabled Voices from Gaza Project


The Islamic University new president and his vice president  support  students and graduates with disability in the Disabled Voices from Gaza: Narrative Methodologies with Media and Information Literacy (MIL) to Empower University Students with Disability in Palestine project, which is a collaborative effort between the Islamic University, the Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), and the University of Birmingham, with funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in the UK.

During the third training day, the project team welcomed the university’s President, Dr. Sufyan Tayeh, and Dr. Khalil Al-Astal, the Vice President, along with the project director, Dr. Nazmi Al-Masri. This visit holds special significance as it follows their recent assumption of important roles within the project. It underscores the university’s commitment to the comprehensive approach for diverse segments of society, exemplifying their support for persons with disability. The university is dedicated to providing specialized services to this community.

It’s worth mentioning that the third training day was led by trainers with hearing, visual, and mobility disabilities, who were guided by British expert Dr. Iain Overton, and assisted by Sabrina Lavrut from the Action on Armed Violence. The training is coordinated by the project team at the Islamic University in Gaza, led by Dr. Nazmi Al-Masri, project director, Dr. Mahmoud Jalambo, lead researcher, Dr. Nesma Al-Ghoula, research assistant, and Engineer Sharehan Al-Masri, the project coordinator.

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