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Public Webinar What is “gender” assistance for people affected by conflict? -In the case of Refugees in Uganda-

2022.2.14

Uganda, East Africa, accepts many refugees fleeing conflict. Specifically, refugees from neighboring South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been exposed to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Additionally, SGBV is recorded inside and outside of settlements even after the refugees’ arrival. Recently, the COVID-19 crisis has contributed to increasing such incidents. Therefore, [...]

[Palestine]Nida and her Journey of Patience and Diligence

2021.11.24

Nida Al-Zaeem is a 35-year-old Palestinian mother of four children (two daughters and two sons), who obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Technology Management in 2014. With her childlike features, Nida appears as a steadfast mountain, persistent in the face of many ordeals that overweighed her shoulders prematurely. Her words sounds as those of an old [...]

[Iraq] Voices from Participants to PWJ Vocational Training Course (3) ~ “In real life, it is almost impossible to obtain job opportunities with academic qualifications only.” ~

2021.10.19

“In real life, it is almost impossible to obtain job opportunities with academic qualifications only,” therefore, Mr. H.M.S., a highly motivated participant of Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)’s vocational training course, told a PWJ staff the importance of obtaining vocational skills to gain more job opportunities. Since September 2020, PWJ has been providing vocational training courses [...]

[Iraq] Voices from Participants to PWJ Vocational Training Course (2) ~ “Since I was a child, I always wanted to grow up and help my mother for family expenses” ~

2021.10.12

“Since I was a child, I always wanted to grow up and help my mother for family expenses.” Ms. Sh.R.I., an active participant to Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)’s vocational training course, told a PWJ staff her motivation of participation in the course.   Since September 2020, PWJ has been providing vocational training courses in House [...]

[Iraq] PWJ Vocational Trainings in Sinjar were introduced in UN-Habitat promotion video

2021.8.6

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is implementing vocational trainings in Dugre village, Sinjar, in partnership with UN-Habitat. This project is under implementation as part of “Emergency Support to Returnees in Iraq after the Outbreak of COVID-19″ funded by the Government of Japan and it is introduced in UN-Habitat’s project promotion videos at its Facebook and YouTube. [...]

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