Job Title: Shelter Manager Status: International/Expat Location: Erbil with occasional travel to other areas in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Type of position: Employment contract, full time - 40 hours per week Length of Contract: 12 Months Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits including relocation expenses and housing allowance. ABOUT THE STEPS CENTER The [...]
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Sexual harassment of women and girls in Kurdistan is widespread - on the street, online, in taxis, in schools, and in the workplace. It makes us fearful and keeps us from fully participating in school, work, community, and public life. This harms all of us. Through our #STOPabuse campaign, SEED is working to raise [...]
Job Title: STEPS Center Overnight Caretaker Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), Type of position: Full time- 42 Hours per week NOTE REGARDING LOCATION AND HOURS: This position will be based at the shelter serving survivors of trafficking and those at-risk, which requires overnight coverage from a caretaker 24 hours per day, 7 [...]
Source: Al-Monitor / Author: Amberin Zaman / Date: February 12, 2020 Many credit SEED’s co-founder Sherri Kraham Talabani for badgering Iraqi Kurdish authorities into establishing the department for combating trafficking in persons in 2018, and which became operational in June 2019. Full Article
Source: Rudaw English / Author: Hannah Lynch / Date: December 11, 2019 Developing policing procedures and training frontline workers has been a priority of the government and international organizations helping the Kurdistan Region and Iraq establish strategies to combat human trafficking. Journalist Hannah Lynch wrote a four-part series about forms of human trafficking in [...]
In Iraq, many young women are subjected to harassment, exploitation, and abuse due to manipulation of their photos. It may seem innocent, but it's not a joke and can have dire consequences for the victim. And sharing this edited photo on social media is not only wrong, but in Kurdistan it's also illegal. SEED [...]
Source: Rudaw English/ Author: Karwan Faidhi Dri/ Date: February 10, 2020 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A one-month exhibition opened on Monday in Erbil aims to bring national focus to gender-based violence (GBV) in the Kurdistan Region and encourage discussions on the topic, its organizer told Rudaw. Full Article
Job Title: Driver Location: Sulimanyah, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to other areas of KRI. Type of position: Full-time / Service Contract. Length of Contract: Monthly renewal until terminated in writing. Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience. About SEED Foundation: SEED is a locally registered NGO [...]
Source: NRT/ Author: Winthrop Rodgers/ Date: February 2, 2020 SULAIMANI — Behind a curtain, in a darkened room at a new exhibition in Erbil, candlelight illuminates the initials of 120 women who died in the Kurdistan Region in 2019 as a result of gender-based violence, reminding viewers that, while their stories may be obscured, [...]
Job Title: Nurse Location: Erbil Type of position: Full time - 42 hours per week NOTE REGARDING LOCATION AND HOURS: This position will be based in a shelter serving survivors of trafficking and those at-risk, which requires coverage from a nurse 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, meaning nurses will be required to [...]