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On the Occasion of the Yazidi New Year “Çarşema serê salê”

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, we will be welcoming the Yazidi New Year “Çarşema Serê Salê”. This is a celebration unique to the Yazidi community, a commemoration of the day in which the God completed the creation of the universe and life and nature began. The New Year marks a symbolic moment as it represents

Yazda met an Advisor to the Iraqi Prime Minister for Reconciliation today

A delegation from Yazda and the Yazidi Cultural Forum in Baghdad met today with Mr. Mohammed Salman Al-Saadi, an Advisor to the Iraqi Prime Minister for Reconciliation, and Ms. Boshra Al-Obaidi, former Commissioner of the High Commission for Human Rights in Iraq. The two sides discussed the situation in Sinjar and Nineveh plain in terms

Congratulation message to Ms. Farida Abaas, a genocide survivor, for her engagement to Mr. Nazhan Elias.

Yazda would like to congratulate Ms. Farida Abbas for her engagement ceremony which was held, today in Germany. Farida is a genocide survivor of ISIS enslavement, she was held in captivity for four months where she was subjected to unimaginable suffering including physical and mental abuse. Since her escape, Farida has been an effective part

Yazda is seeking an organized and driven Accountant to join our growing team

Job title: Accountant  We are seeking an organized and driven Accountant to join our growing team at Yazda organization. An   Accountant who will work closely with our other employees and operations personnel and handle day-to-day records and bookkeeping. We’re an energetic organization and are looking for a passionate individual to join our efforts and

The Documentary Film “The Voice of Yazidi Women” By Yazda.

Yazda and Center for Peace and Human Security at The American University of Kurdistan warmly invite you to the screening of the documentary film “The Voice of Yazidi Women”, on Wednesday 25th October, starting at 3:00 pm, in the Auditorium of the American University of Kurdistan. The documentary will be followed by a small debate

Nadia Murad and Yazda met today the President of France Mr. Emmanuel Macron

President Marcon received today at the Elysee Palace in Paris a delegation consisted of Nadia Murad, UNODC GW ambassador, Abid Shamdeen, Yazda director of Government Affairs,  Kerry Propper, Yazda board member and advocate for Genocide victims, Grégoire Théry, Executive Director of Cap international and member of Nadia Team, and Elizabeth Scheffer Brown, a member of