“I Believe in Women’s Abilities”

“I Believe in Women’s Abilities”

On December 10, Civil Development Organization-CDO in partnership with UNHCR conveyed a message to women through the slogan of “I believe in women’s abilities”.

The main purpose behind this slogan is to support women to show their abilities.

This activity was part of 16 days of activism activities against Gender-Based Violence.

International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day

Today, December 10, Human Rights Sulaymaniyah Office in cooperation with Civil Development Organization-CDO conducted a seminar for 31 students of Saman Garmiani Basic School, in order to introduce the children about human and children’s rights.                     

They also introduced them to all parts of the office. CDO was appreciated for providing stationary supplies for the students.

CDO Supports Small Projects

CDO Supports Small Projects

Chamchamal Community Center which is a project implemented by Civil Development Organization- CDO in partnership with UNHCR, opened beauty salon training for 14 refugees, IDPs and host community women.

On December 9, Chamchamal Community Center provided salon equipment to the participants of the training in order to support them start their own small business and obtain financial resources. In a near future the participants will start their own business.

Sport Girls Show Their Abilities

Sport Girls Show Their Abilities

Civil Development Organization-CDO in partnership with UNFPA conducted two activities for 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence with Zhima Organization for Sport Development and Sulaymaniyah Taekwondo Club at Majdi Mall and Family Mall in Sulaymaniyah, in order to show the skills of women and girls and support self-confidence and self-defense in individuals.

CDO Conducts a Seminar in Darbandikhan

CDO Conducts a Seminar in Darbandikhan

As one of the activities of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Civil Development Organization conducted a seminar about Gender-Based Violence for young people in Darbandikhan.

CDO Celebrates International Volunteer Day

CDO Celebrates International Volunteer Day

On December 5 the International Volunteer Day, The Community Center of Civil Development Organization-CDO in partnership with UNHCR held an event at CDO Conference Hall, in presence of representatives of UNHCR and the Community centers of Sulaymaniyah, Arbat, Chamchamal, Piramagrun and Kalar.

Gift of appreciation and thankfulness was given to 76 volunteers who are currently working for CDO to respect their efforts.

Then representative of UNHCR gave a speech and highly appreciated the volunteers and encouraged them to step forward. Music playing by Ronda Music Group was also a part of the event.