Kurdo Omar
Director General- Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women and Families

Kurdo Omar Abdullah was born in Koya in 1969. She was a political prisoner of Saddam’s regime in the 1980s. From the 1990s onwards she worked in many women’s organizations and became the Mayor of Koya in 2004. She has founded several initiatives for women and youth. In 2010, she had become the Director-General of the Directorate of  Combating Violence against Women and Families; developing the Institute and its role.