War Widowhood, Sexual Violence, Stigma, Displacement and Poverty

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict Widows for Peace through Democracy · ‘Justice for Widow Victims of Conflict and After’ Presentation given by Fehmije Luzha, Head of Psychosocial Counseling Department for Medika Gjakova in Kosovo Let me first greet and thank you for giving me the opportunity to discuss the issue of widowhood and the various reasons why these […]

Kurdish Women of Rojava

Jihan Ibrahim, Kurdish Women of Rojava Dear friends, I am delighted to be here and participate in this event but dismayed to have to share with you the suffering of Rojava’s Kurdish women in Syria. The use of rape and other forms of sexual violence in armed conflicts is one of the most brutal war […]