This New Year continues to bring political unrest and devastation to millions of people around the world, including those countries within which we work such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan.
UPDATE ON SYRIAN REFUGEE COMMITMENT: Over the past year, Women for Women International has been able to witness firsthand the dangers and obstacles faced by Syrian refugees, especially women. We want to express our gravest concerns over the most recent travel ban.
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WfWI’s partner, Free Yezidi Foundation (FYF), based at the Khanke IDP camp in the Duhok Province in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), caters to the needs of 640 Yezidi women, most of whom are former ISIS hostages.
Onyishi Bukola Adeola serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Nigeria, where she manages programmes that have served more than 60,000 women since 2000.
Onyishi Bukola Adeola serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Nigeria, where she manages programs that have served more than 57,000 women since 2000.
Breaking Silos: Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals
“We have survived a war. There are still kids who don’t know if their parents are alive, don’t have anything to eat or books to go to school.
August 3rd marks the commemoration of the 2014 genocide perpetrated by ISIS against the Yezidis in Sinjar and Nineveh Plains, Iraq.
"We hope that we can return to where we lived before,” says Kabira, “Without war, without fear, without persecution. We want to rebuild our lives and our country.”
Please take a moment to imagine this.