Since the establishment, Widows Training and Development Center (WTDC) has executed several projects to support Iraqi vulnerable women, especially widows and orphans by conducting numerous training and awareness workshops to support widows economically, socially, intellectually, and psychologically by all possible means in accordance with the supports the center receives.

Komela Jin

We Komlaa Jane Komala Jîn group of activists Alchordiat strive to achieve full equality for women in the Kurdish rights and duties.

Ribhieh Mohammad Hamadeh

• Member of the Arab Network for NGOs
• Member in the family developmental association.
• Coordinator and trainer in the global institution for supporting women.
• Social consultant in the women programs center /Whdat / Zarqa of UNRWA (1996-2006 ).

Relief International

Relief International (RI) is a humanitarian, non-profit, nonsectarian organization providing emergency relief, rehabilitation, and development assistance worldwide, with a focus on disadvantaged, marginalized, and vulnerable groups around the world. RI’s eleven years of experience in Iraq has allowed it to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the humanitarian situation in Iraq, and the problems facing vulnerable and disadvantaged persons in Iraq.


Gender Studies and Information Organization (GSIO) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization with a prime focus on gender issues. It was founded on January 27th, 2005 by Ms. Pakhshan Zangana, which she led until 2010.

Women for Peace

wfp-logoWfP aspires to a society founded on peace and social justice, in which the fundamental rights of every human being are respected and guaranteed; and where women are present at all levels of the decision making process both in the public and in the private sphere.

Margaret Owen

Margaret Owen is an international human rights lawyer, with a focus on women’s and children’s rights, and for the last two decades has worked to raise awareness in particular of the status of widows in developing countries, and especially in countries in conflict and post conflict environments.

Salma Dawood Jabbo

Career Objective
To utilize my diverse professional education and technical experience, supported by my strong humanitarian work (women’s rights) and social affairs background, in a senior government position where I can contribute to strategic focus and influence government’s development programs for women’s rights, affairs and justice.

Sarah Hani

Sarah studied Mass Communication for her BA, & is currently developing her Master’s thesis in Political Sciences at Cairo University.