Professor Rula Quawas removed from Her Post as Dean at the University of Jordan

Professor Rula Quawas was removed from her position as Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the University of Jordan after some of her students produced and published a video on sexual harrassment.

GRACE supports Rula and her students’ integrity, accomplishments and actions to contribute to reducing gender discrimination and sexual harassment. A letter of support from Project Leader Ineke Buskens, sent to Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Talal, Head of the Jordanian National Commission for Women, can be viewed here:

http://issuu.com/gracenetwork/docs/letter_to_hrh_princess_basma_bint_talal

GRACE Tunis research project leader Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine expresses her support, as a member of the GRACE Network, for Rula and her students in her letter which can be viewed here:

http://issuu.com/gracenetwork/docs/lettre_de_soutien_rula_final

 

The following letter was issued by the Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association concerning the removal of Professor Rula Quawas from her position as Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the University of Jordan after a her students produced and published a video on sexual harassment. http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/8072/letter-concerning-removal-of-professor-rula-quawas

To view the video referred to, please go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggQfc_ERMe4

 

To view the blog established to support Rula and her students, please see:

http://fortheloveoffreedom.wordpress.com/

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