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 memoir of co-founder of Defend International, Dr. Widad Akreyi, has been released. The book chronicles her experiences and the events that have shaped her life.
Dr. Widad Akreyi, a multiple award-winner for her human rights activities and co-founder of Defend International, welcomes the opening of the first Armenian church in Erbil and asks regional leaders to respect the rights of Christians in the MENA region and protect them from religious persecution.
Dr. Widad Akreyi, co-founder of Defend International, was presented with the 2018 International Woman Harmony Award for devoting her life to defending human rights. She received the award on November 23rd at the Signorelli Theatre in Cortona during a ceremony broadcasted by RTV 38.
In an article published in the summer 2018 issue of the UNESCO-APCEIU’s publication SangSaeng, Dr. Widad Akreyi, co-founder of Defend International, opened up about her childhood experiences and why she decided to dedicate her life to the service of humanity from a very young age.