UN Women: Yazidi Genocide Remembrance Event

Date: Friday, August 3, 2018 Photo of participants in a panel marking fourth anniversary of the ISIS attack on the Yazidi* community in Sinjar, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual...

FYF statement for International Women’s Day 2018

Today, on March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day. For many women and girls around the world, this is a day of hope, inspiration, and solidarity. For the Yezidi community, international women’s day is another opportunity to draw attention...

Yezidi women with scarf

Justice and Humanitarian Support for Yezidi survivors

By Pari Ibrahim In 2014, ISIS terrorists entered the city of Sinjar in Iraq, with the well-articulated, written, pre-meditated plan to eradicate the Yezidi people. Yezidis are members of an ethno-religious minority group living in northern Iraq. We practice...