Women´s Center – Livelihoods & Education Program

FYF’s Women’s Center program provides holistic support to women in the Khanke IDP camp. FYF combines MHPSS activities with livelihood training and basic educational courses to ensure that women have access to safe and effective support. Beneficiaries attend for...

Harikara – Helpers

There will be a point when there is a disaster somewhere else in the world, and humanitarian aid organisations have to leave to assist others in those area’s in need. In the humanitarian aid world it is important to...

Training/Work Centers

After getting basic education at the women’s center, it is important to have something for our graduates. What happens after they graduate? The Free Yezidi Foundation is in the process of starting training/work centers for beneficiaries that graduated at...

Trauma Treatment

Providing trauma treatment is among the most important aspects of FYF’s work. FYF’s trauma program began with funding from UN Women’s Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women. Through that program, hundreds of Yezidi women received direct care and...

Combatting Gender-Based Violence

The Free Yezidi Foundation attaches great important to gender equality and the elimination of gender-based violence. FYF advocates this position in all its work, including a project to reduce gender inequalities and discrimination against women. This has particular focus...

Justice and Accountability

Over the past several years, FYF has pursued justice and accountability on behalf of Yezidi survivors for crimes committed by ISIS. FYF’s justice project seeks to combat impunity for atrocity crimes, including conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). FYF’s...

Policy and Global Advocacy

Since 2014, FYF’s work has supported the Yezidi community in Iraq in the fight for humanitarian recovery and comprehensive justice and accountability. FYF has engaged in activities to protect and promote human rights and pursue justice on behalf of...

Children’s Center

FYF’s Children’s Center provides children in Khanke IDP camp with a safe environment to learn and play, accompanied by MHPSS support from the organization’s expert psychologists. FYF’s programs have been designed to meet the educational and emotional needs of...