Violence

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.

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This blog was originally posted by WfWI President Laurie Adams on the Huffington Post on October 12, 2016.

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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.

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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.

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Congratulations to Dr. Denis Mukwege for being named one of TIME's 100 most influential people!

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Sitting under the shade of the acacia trees in Nyaruguru, Rwanda, 52-year-old Caritas Mukagatana lists every member of her family killed in the 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of nearly 800,000 people in just 100 days.

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52-year-old Caritas lost many members of her family in the Rwandan genocide, including her three-year-old daughter. 

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Laurie Adams is the Chief Executive Officer of Women for Women International (WfWI), a leading global organization dedicated to working with women survivors of war. With more than 25 years of experience working in international development and human rights, Ms.

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As a result of five years of conflict, an estimated 5.4million Syrians have fled their home country. An estimated 250,000 Syrian refugees have found some security in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), and this figure increases daily.

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In her small shop in the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center, 65-year-old Fazila sells flowers to mourners and visitors who come to honor and remember the 8,000 men and boys who were massacred there in July 1995.

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