AHAC is a women-led organization specialized in empowering women, who have experienced psychological symptoms resulting from social and sexual violence within their family or community.
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights
The organization was founded in 2014 in the Turkish city of Antakya, located near the Syrian-Turkish border. Antakya hosts a large number of Syrian refugees, families, and communities. AHAC strives to respond specifically to the needs of Syrian refugee women, and survivors of violence in particular.