One year with Covid-19

Since February 2020, COVID-19 has affected project implementation and our way of work: February 2020 The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and its global and local prevention measures started to impact our scope of implementation and means of delivery as early as February 2020.  March–July 2020 Movement restrictions were imposed by local government, with significantly […]

How SWEDO managed during the pandemic

No reader needs to be reminded of what a tough year SWEDO faced in 2020, because the difficulties and new working conditions forced upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic have touched not only our organisation but the whole of humanity, quite literally every organisation and individual. One might be tempted to settle for drafting a […]

Annual year meeting in Stockholm

SWEDO’s annual year meeting was held today the 13 of June in Stockholm. Two new board members were elected to the board of directors. SWEDO welcomes Bassam Achour and Tomas Johansson as new members of SWEDOs board of directors.

Gender-Equality and Woman Empowerment

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is one of the main challenges facing the population in Iraq. Exacerbated by armed conflict and displacement, GBV is considered a principal barrier to women and girls achieving their full potential.  Therefore, SWEDO in 2020 opted to extend its partnership with UNFPA to reduce the prevalence of GBV and mitigate its harmful […]

SWEDO has been awarded a Swedish flag

SWEDO has been awarded a Swedish flag by the foundation Sweden National Day. SWEDO is happy and proud to have been awarded the banner and we will use it extensively at our various events and activities says the board of director Natasa Mirosavic. As part of spreading the use of the Swedish flag, the Swedish […]

Khadija can now take care of her child

2020, Erbil, Iraq Khadija, a 40-year-old internally displaced woman from Baghdad, now lives as a tenant in a rented room in Erbil with her eight-year-old boy, who has down syndrome. Khadija’s struggles with displacement became worse when her husband abandoned her without a divorce, leaving her and their child with no financial support. The spouse, […]

SWEDO welcome 2 new drivers

SWEDO does not only believe in Gender Mainstreaming and Equal Opportunities for all, but SWEDO also acts accordingly. SWEDO today celebrates the joining of two female staff members to its fleet department. SWEDO has over 40 drivers of which none were women. Today, we break the 100% of male occupancy to this position, and we […]

SWEDO in Palestine

SWEDO has established the organisation in Palestine. We are pleased to announce that we are now about to open our country management office in Ramallah.