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Dead but not forgotten: The unexpected deaths of three Yazidi sisters

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Written by Nazaneen Rashid Edited by Teresa Thornhill Six years ago three Yazidi were found dead under suspicious circumstances. The cause of their death is not yet confirmed, but murder is strongly believed to be the most likely cause. A crusade to establish the reason for the women’s death is on-going. In the compelling article that follows, Nazaneen Rashid dismisses some ... Read More »

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ZERO TOLERANCE AGAINST FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

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The 6th of February is the International Day of Zero Tolerance against the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Sponsored by the United Nations, the day aims to increase awareness of the procedure and to campaign for it to be prohibited globally. FGM is carried out on girls from infants to early teens for cultural reasons. FGM has no medical or ... Read More »

Thank you for your votes!

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KMEWO is very proud to have reached the finals in the National Lottery Awards for the title of Best Voluntary/Charity Project Category this year. The Awards are an annual search to find the UK’s favorite Lottery-funded projects,and they aim to celebrate and recognize the difference that those projects have made to people, places and communities all across the UK. A Big Thank You ... Read More »

RMT gives its support to KMEWO

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The RMT Trade Union has offered its support to KMEWO in the campaign against honour based violence and other forms of abuses against women from Kurdistan.  We would like to share with readers the letter we send to Mr Cash on which the support is partly based. To download the Letter’s from KMEWO to RMT Please click here: Read More »