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20 08, 2017

Thousands of Civilians Fleeing Telafar Are at Extreme Risk

By | 2017-08-20T12:34:47+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

(Baghdad, 20 August 2017): Thousands of civilians are expected to flee from Telafar and surrounding communities during the Iraqi military operation to retake these areas from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). “Thousands of people are fleeing Telafar for safety,” said Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. “Families are trekking for 10 [...]

6 07, 2017

One Of WRO’s Own

By | 2017-07-12T15:36:47+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured Posts, News|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4hv1PCQbik   Full Story Helping displaced women heal in Iraq The same week that Salima Suliman Muza’a attained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics, her family was forced to flee its home in Sinjar, Iraq, as ISIS was attacking the area. They left everything behind. While Salima was away at university, not living at home [...]

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 | 2017-07-12T15:26:42+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: NEWS MAIN|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. [...]