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#ResponsibleTogether 2021: Being a man and … - A conversation about masculinity and migration

3 December 15:00-16:00 CET

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This pane is part of the 2021 #ResponsibleTogether Campaign.

Join us for a conversation with Mohammad, Luay and Andrew, three men who migrated from the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region to Europe. 

During the panel, we will discuss 

  • their experiences of being MENA men living in Europe,
  • what made them want to look critically at their masculinity and male identities, and
  • what they are doing to challenge gender stereotypes in their communities.

Participants will hear personal stories of critical awakening, male privilege and discrimination, getting a small insight into the male migrant experience in Europe.

Panelists

Andrew Moussa is a German Egyptian journalist. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Egypt and a Master in Digital Journalism from the Hamburg Media School. With the outbreak of the revolution in Egypt during the Arab Spring, he became interested in human rights and toxic masculinity. Andrew has participated in many workshops on women's and minority rights in Egypt. He has worked for SPIEGEL TV, ZDF, RBB and other publishing houses. He wrote and made films mainly about organised crime, terrorism and social issues. Now, Andrew is working on an educational project on visual culture using posters from Iran and the Arab world.

Mohammed Khuder is a Syrian Kurdish immigrant currently living in Spain. Mohammad holds a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and a master’s degree in Conflict Mediation from the University of Barcelona in Spain. He has more than six years of experience working with humanitarian organisations on peace-building projects, conflict resolution and human rights. Additionally, Mohammad has worked in gender equality and non-violence in refugee and displaced camps for peaceful co-existence and social cohesion in Kurdistan. He is an international facilitator of the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP), a member of the AVP Network in Kurdistan, and part of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) in Berlin. At IPB, Mohammad works to strengthen and enhance youth initiatives in society. He believes that young people can change the world and are the basis for building a peaceful future.

Luay Ranko is a Syrian Kurdish social activist and holds a master's degree in Marketing focussing on ethics and gender notions in advertising. Luay has moved and worked between Egypt, Jordan, Iraq and currently lives in Germany. In Berlin, he is taking courses at the European Ethnology Institute and the Gender Studies department of the Humboldt University of Berlin. Luay was part of Research Summer School about Migration Processes and Practices at the University of Bergen, Norway. Luay is currently working as an SEO manager for a language learning app. After participating in the project “Integration auf Augenhöhe”, he became a Culture Mediator and activist with “Sada” a project that supports MENA refugees in Berlin.


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Last changed: 01.12.2021