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Hi folks, Thanks for your interest in this blog by the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation. We’ve recently moved our blog into our main website,  As well as regular news articles, our site has information about the services we offer to women and girls, our campaigns, training and fundraising work, and job and volunteering opportunities […]

  Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the fight against honour based violence in the UK? IKWRO announced earlier this year that we will grant True Honour Awards to one individual and one organisation.  The winners will each receive a cash prize and a commemorative piece of crystal. The awards […]

This week we’re responding to a consultation by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on charging women who retract allegations of domestic violence or rape with perversion of the course of justice.  There are no statistics on how many people in the UK falsely report rape or domestic violence each year.  When Baroness Stern released her review […]

Yesterday afternoon IKWRO held a party to celebrate Nowruz (or Newroz in Kurdish) – the Persian New Year. By 2 o’clock our office was full of women young and old who had come to eat, drink and dance together.  We served fruit and traditional Iranian pastries and played music all afternoon.  One woman brought a hot dish of lamb […]