About Partner & Goal of Project

ABOUT: Women Empowerment Organization (WEO) is an independent, non-profit organization that aims to promote gender equality and fair opportunity for women to participate meaningfully in all spheres of life. WEO, believes that human rights, freedoms, access to decision making and resources belong to both women and men without any discrimination. Since its establishment in 2004, WEO has been working all over Iraq and providing its services under its four main sectors of Livelihood, Humanitarian, Protection, and Advocacy. In addition to that, WEO has been playing a significant role in lobbying and advocacy efforts such as UNSCR 1325 Initiative as well as the development and reporting of the national action plan for the implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Iraq.

PROJECT GOAL: Increase the percentage of women affected by conflict through livelihood opportunities and access to services in their communities.

Name of CSO

Women Empowerment Organization (WEO)

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HQ Location


Project Location(s)

Nineveh, Tel Afar

Title of Project

Gender Justice in Action: Advancing the rights of women and girls through female-led conflict prevention and community peacebuilding