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Graduation of the first sewing course by Emma organization

About 42 women have graduated in the 29th of September 2016 from Hawkari community center in Erbil from a sewing course that lasted for about one year,amid a small ceremony where they have received certificates on their success in the course to became professionals. Emma organization has asked a number of the women who learned…
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Emma’s workshops in August 2016

Emma organization for human development in coordination with Women Peace Group with support of Hivos have conducted three workshops the first on the 2ed of August in Erbil, the second on the 22th of August in Sulaymania and the third on the 24th of August in Duhok to evaluate coordination among local NGOs and government…
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Yazidi women campaign activities

Emma organization in collaboration with Women Peace Group  had a meeting on the 7th of September with security institutions , Peshmarga , Parliament and Mosul governorate in the American University of Kurdistan in Dohuk city over the preparations and measures to be undertaken to receive the kidnapped Yazidi women by ISIS during and after the…
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UNAMI & OHCHR Press Release: UN report details testimony of Yezidi survivors of ISIL atrocities in Iraq

Geneva/Baghdad, 18 August 2016 – A UN report released Thursday details the heart-wrenching testimony of Yezidi survivors of ISIL atrocities in Iraq since the attack on Sinjar in August 2014, including accounts of systematic and widespread killings, sexual violence and sexual slavery, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, forced conversions and forced displacement among other abuses…
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