Amman- Counseling and Psychological Services Center at Middle East University held an enabling session for students titled “Respecting the Other”. During the session, which was attended by a number of teaching staff and students, the Director of the Center Dr. Amani Mahmoud stressed the significance of respecting the other to create a safe university environment on campus.
In her turn, the student Elisar Al Haj Hasan (Faculty of Law) discussed the emergence and development of “Women’s’ Rights” and “Feminism”. She previewed positive and negative effects of Feminism on our communities. In addition to that, Elisar reviewed the life of historical figures who had an impact on Women’s Rights, and some wrong assumptions relating to the advocates of Feminism.
It is worth mentioning that Counseling and Psychological Services Center is specialized in providing sessions, workshops and lectures to enable the University’s staff, students, and members of local community to maintain their psychological well-being and promote it as part of their culture.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.