Yezidi Emergency Support (Y.E.S.) Project Proposal Project Name: Support education and encourage participation in school. Context Analysis: The so-called “Islamic State” slaughtered the Yezidis in 2014 on Sinjar, when it was marked by utmost violence including genocidal acts against the Yezidis population. While the plight of Yezidi victims was highlighted last month through the Nobel … Read moreSchool Bus For Sinjar
An article on the Huffington Post from 2017 by legal researcher and human rights advocate Ewelina Ochab highlights the struggles of Yezidis to gain asylum in the UK and the disparities between different ethnic groups. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ewelina-u-ochab/genocide-survival_b_18523870.html ‘According to the research [by the UNHCR], out of 2,637 Syrians recommended for resettlement to the UK by the … Read moreArticle by Ewelina Ochab (legal researcher and human rights advocate): Shouldn’t Survivors of Genocide Be Treated Differently?
The Foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt has asked Bishop Mountstephen to lead a review on the persecution of Christians and other minority groups stating… ‘I have asked the Rev’d Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of Truro, to lead an independent review of whether we are doing all we can. I would like this exercise to consider some tough … Read moreY.E.S team meets with the new Bishop of Truro to express concerns about plight of Yezidis.
Our founder, Anne Narona, was nominated for the Women of the Year category by Baroness Helena Kennedy. And we’re delighted to announce the judges gave her the Shine a Light category for her tireless work with the Yezidi community and all our other volunteers. Anne with Kate Adie A magazine feature on Anne’s win
To say I am deeply honoured is an understatement…. to be nominated by Baroness Helena Kennedy for this award is truly humbling. If it serves to highlight the plight of the Yezidis further then that is all I could wish for.
Since we opened on the 15th of April 2018 our antenatal clinic has gone from strength to strength. We have provided healthcare to over 300 women, not just pregnant mums but all women who seek free medical care from a female doctor or nurse. Such is the good reputation of our medics that women are … Read moreSinjar Antenatal Clinic:
You can watch the video clip of Anne Norona, founder of YES, talking about the urgent issues facing the Yezidi people on Channel 5 News here. This nurse who was so moved by the plight of the Yazidis that she dedicated her life to doing everything she can to help the community. #5News | … Read moreYES founder on Channel 5 News