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The 6th of February is designated International Day of Zero Tolerance against the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Sponsored by the UN this designated day is intended to increase general awareness of the procedure and to campaign for its eventual demise. FGM is carried out on girls from babies to early teen strictly for cultural reasons. It has no ... Read More »

Thank you all for your votes!


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


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 »

KMEWO’s statements on Prime Minister’s remark on “Muslim women” s need to learn English!


Allocating £20 million for ESOL provision could be seen as a very positive step towards meeting a great need amongst many Black, Asian , Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) communities in the UK to learn English and to support their integration. However, limiting this money for use with “Muslim Women” only and justifying this by linking learning English to tackling ... Read More »