Pathways to peace discuss how peace-building development can lead to a more peaceful society in a diverse country. Episodes feature discussions with peace experts who share experiences and challenges they have faced in their journey.This podcast is produced by AHJ, with the support of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs
On December 22, 2022, Mr. Abdulghafar Sabir Khurshid, Preacher of Khatib Mosque in Erbil, Member of the Co-existence board in the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Leader Activist in the field of peacebuilding, visited Makanati studio in AHJ’s office in Erbil and recorded an insightful episode with Soma Farhang about peacemaking through religion.
In this episode, Soma discusses with Mr. Abulghafar Sabir Khurshid the impact of the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs on peacemaking in Kurdistan. Moreover, they talk about Gender Based Violence and shed the light on the situation and challenges of women in Kurdistan.
Beyond his professional work, listeners will also get to know more about Mr. Abdulghafar Sabir Khurshid the "Mulla", as he shares his personal experiences that shaped him and lead him to become a religious leader activist in the field of peacebuilding. This episode is produced within the framework of VFSF project, an initiative by Aide Humanitaire et Journalisme with the support of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs.