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1 04, 2017

Nour, a refugee from Syria

By | 2017-04-01T11:48:47+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: SUCCESS STORIES|0 Comments

“Now I’m an independent woman and proud of myself. Thank you WRO for helping me improve my life” Nour, a refugee from Syria Baharka District, Erbil Governorate   Nour had no money, no job and was in a very bad psychological state when she came to WRO’s center in Baharka. She was desperate and couldn’t work because [...]

1 04, 2017

WRO launches 2 year program in partnership with and funded by the UN Democracy Fund, UNDEF

By | 2017-04-03T10:04:45+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: Featured Posts, News|0 Comments

 Women Rehabilitation Organization has launched the new project "Capacity building and political engagement of civil society organizations engaging in gender equality programming in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq", funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund WRO is pleased to announce the launch of its 2 year program in partnership with the United Nations Democracy Fund, [...]

10 03, 2017

WRO Celebrates International Women’s Day

By | 2017-04-03T22:02:21+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Women Rehabilitation Organization in coordination with Harikar Organization held an awareness session about the Early Marriage and Women's role in the International Women's Day in Bajid Kandala Camp with the presence of the Camp Manager and some representatives from Asaysh, Police and organizations. At the end celebration , balloons were raised to hold the people 's [...]

4 11, 2015

WRO Continues its Work on the Ground in Support of the New SDGs for Gender Equality

By | 2015-11-04T15:36:06+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Last month UN leaders expressed their support for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to advance global well being for all. WRO is proud to be advancing its work on the ground towards Goal #5 Achieving Gender Equality and Empower all Women and Girls. We thank all of our Partners, Donors and Supporters for allowing us to [...]

2 10, 2015

WROs Team in Koya Engages the Community for its CBPC Campaign

By | 2015-10-02T14:02:12+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

WROs team in Koya has designed a campaign for engaging the community in Koya in Erbil Governorate which includes distributing a request for nominees for its Community Based Protection Committee (CBPC). The volunteer committee with act as a link between the community and local govn't and security officials in order to increase transparency and accountability by [...]

1 09, 2015

WRO Continues its Campaign on Early Marriage Awareness in Sharia Camp

By | 2015-09-01T08:54:43+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

This week WRO’s Jian Center for Internally Displaced Women and Girls in Sharia Camp facilitated workshops that brought awareness to young girls and their parents of the risks of early marriage. The workshop for parents focused on why early marriage is a harmful tradition that is wrongly considered a practice that will protect their daughters from [...]

30 08, 2015

WRO Joins Event Marking 1 Year Anniversary of Yazidi Genocide

By | 2015-08-30T14:11:06+00:00 August 30th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

WROs amazing team in Koya joined the event marking the 1 year anniversary of the brutal attack on the Yizidis in the Sinjar Mountain by ISIS. Thousands lost family members in the attack and were left with nothing, severely traumatized physically and psychologically. The staff met with the families, discussing their situations and offering them support [...]

18 08, 2015

WRO GBV Awareness Raising Workshops Teaching Women and Girls Their Rights

By | 2015-08-18T17:04:17+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

WROs Physician, Social Worker, and Case Manager conduct Gender Based Violence (GBV) Awareness Raising Workshops throughout Erbil. The sessions focused on identification and prevention of GBV such as early and forced marriage, domestic violence, harassment, women's rights under the Iraqi Family Law and the KRG Anti-Domestic Violence Law, and how they can get support though WRO. [...]

18 08, 2015

WRO Sharia Mobile Team Making a Difference to Yazidi Families in Need

By | 2015-08-18T16:37:07+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

WROs dedicated and compassionate Mobile Team conducts family visits in Sharia camp to Yazidi IDPs to asses their needs and inform them of legal, vocational training, psychosocial support services available to them through WROs women center in the camp. In partnership with UNHCR.

18 08, 2015

WRO Engaging Local Government to Foster Social Cohesion for Koya Community

By | 2015-08-18T16:24:25+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Through its project partnered with WVI and UNHCR in Koya, WRO is working to establish a Community Based Protection Committee (CBPC) represented by members from the refugee, IDP and the host community and empower them to provide GBV protection support to the community through social cohesion. WRO in cooperation with WV held meetings with the Mayor [...]