In the Middle East our activities is focused on emergency responding to the needs of refugees and internally displaced people, and dedicated reproductive health care projects. However, in all our activities we strove to bring special attention to, and respond, to the specific health care needs of women.
Mosul -Iraq December 2016 The military offensive to retake Mosul is causing many thousands families to flee and populations are in vital need of emergency health services. Read about WAHA International's actions in the region that urgently need additional funding in order to adequately response to the immense needs.
Lemlem is from a community in rural Ethiopia and was married at a very young age. Still just a child, it was extremely difficult for her to assume so many household responsibilities. At only ten years old, the girl was expected to manage all house chores and be completely subservient to her husband. Shortly after her marriage, she was expected to bear and raise a child. This is very common in the community where Lemelem came from.
On the 17th and 19th of August WAHA International conducted field assessments in Haj Ali area and was the first NGO to set foot in Qayyara district situated on the West Bank of the River Tigris after its liberation from ISIL in August 2016.
The project aims to improve humanitarian practice by developing an innovative intervention targeting intimate partner violence (IPV) among a Muslim refugee population and delivered in the context of a cultural or community practice.
In collaboration with Ignace Deen Hospital from Conakry and in partnership with University Gamal Abdel Nasser from Conakry, WAHA International organized a training session dedicated to vaginal surgery from the 13th to the 16th of June 2016.