Back to Life

PROJECTS

BACK TO LIFE WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT CENTER

Opened in September 2018, the HAWAR.help Back to Life Women’s Empowerment Center is a safe space for women of all faiths to come together, learn new skills, and heal from their traumas. Located in an internally-displaced-persons (IDP) camp in Northern Iraq, the center hosts courses in sewing and literacy as well as monthly community events. Women who fell victim to ISIS return to life.

QUICK FACTS

  •   Located in an IDP camp in Northern Iraq
  •   Multicultural: Yazidi and Muslim
  •   Weekly sewing and literacy courses
  •   Women’s empowerment workshop

GOAL

Empower women from vulnerable groups to be independent actors in their communities and heal from their traumas

PARTNERS

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