IKWRO is a registered charity which provides advice and support to Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls living in the UK who are facing:
*“Honour” Based Violence
*Female Genital Mutilation
They offer advice in Farsi, Dari, Kurdish, Arabic, Turkish, Pashto and English and run a free counselling service in Farsi, Kurdish, Arabic and English.
IKWRO also provide training for women and girls to help them understand their rights in the UK. In partnership with other organisations they assist survivors of violence with accessing English language classes and education, training and employment opportunities, so that they can become financially independent.
They also provide advice and support to professionals from bodies such as the police, social services and schools to help them to understand issues affecting minority ethnic women and we campaign for better laws and their effective implementation as well as for appropriate resources to uphold the rights of women and girls and ensure their safety.
IKWRO also operates a refuge for Middle Eastern, North African and Afghan women, which provides safe accommodation and specialist support to single women at risk of “honour” based violence, forced marriage, FGM and domestic abuse.
THE SERVICES THEY OFFER
- 1-2-1 Counselling
- Foreign language services
- Advice and support
THEY CAN HELP WITH
- Physical abuse
- Financial abuse
- Emotional & Psychological abuse
- Spiritual & Cultural abuse
- Sexual abuse & Rape
- FGM (female genital mutilation)
- Child abuse
ADDRESSNationwide; Offices in London, EC2P 2FS
PHONE+ 44 207 920 6460.
OPENING HOURSMon - Fri - 9.30am - 5.30pm