Diana Nammi, Women’s Rights Activist, named Woman of the Year

Diana winning Barclays Woman of the Year Award

We, the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) are so proud to share wonderful news. On Monday 13 October 2014, at a ceremony in Central London, Diana Nammi, our Founder and Executive Director, was honoured with the Woman of the Year award 2014 for her work to protect the rights of Middle Eastern and North African women and to end “honour” based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and domestic violence.

It’s my RIGHT TO KNOW!

smudgeyOn 10th October, the eve of the Day of the Girl, the Iranian & Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) are proud to launch our new RIGHT TO KNOW campaign, to tackle “honour” based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM).

every young person

  1. That support is available for them if they are worried about “honour” based violence, forced marriage or FGM.
  1. That their teachers and the staff at their school or college will understand and take steps to protect them if they disclose “honour” based violence, forced marriage or FGM.
  1. That their teachers and the staff at their school or college will understand and take steps to protect them if they disclose “honour” based violence, forced marriage or FGM.

You can help make this happen. Find out how here.

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