Defend International reached out to Yazidi refugees in Kurdistan region, Iraq, providing humanitarian aid and relief to those affected by the current conflict in the region. Thanks to our donors and sponsors!
Dr. Widad was awarded the 2014 International Pfeffer Peace Award for her worldwide work for peace and justice. Listed as the first Scandinavian citizen, the third European citizen and the first Kurd to receive a Pfeffer Peace Prize, she dedicated her award to the Yazidis, the Christians, and residents of Kobane.
Defend International launches the worldwide campaign “Save The Yazidis: The World Has To Act Now” to raise awareness about the tragedy of the Yazidis and the humanitarian emergency that continues to unfold.
Co-founder of Defend International has been awarded by the Algeria-based National Organization for Future Generations for being a passionate advocate of bridging the gap between cultures, and making valuable contributions to humanity through the creation of a culture of coexistence and harmony.
Defend International has joined over 5,000 NGOs from over 150 countries around the globe to mark the 16 Days of Activisim Against Gender Based Violence, which starts on November 25 and ends on December 10.