Dr. Widad Akreyi was handpicked as a Woman of the Year 2020 for her achievements and for being an inspirational woman, someone whom others look up to.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the November 2020 Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council.
Co-founder of Defend International, Dr. Widad Akreyi, was featured in the Netherlands-based Women Generation’s publication in the Health section. Her piece was on Coronavirus Pandemic and its impacts on the world..
Co-founder of Defend International, Dr. Widad Akreyi, has given an interview on how Turkey is exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to violate human rights in Rojava.
Defend International is raising awareness about the impacts of Turkey’s invasion of Rojava (Northeastern Syria) on civilians and to call on the International community to end it.