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So far SEED Kurdistan has created 36 blog entries.

STEPS Center Overnight Caretaker

Job Title: STEPS Center Overnight Caretaker Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI),  Type of position: Full time- 42 Hours per week  About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation is a locally-registered NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. SEED’s mission is to protect, empower, and support the recovery of survivors of violence and others at risk. SEED [...]

STEPS Center Overnight Caretaker2020-05-31T14:05:04+00:00

Case Manager (Counter-Trafficking in Persons)

Job Title: Case Manager (Counter-Trafficking in Persons) Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI). Type of position: Employment Contract Length of Contract: 12 months Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience. Local compensation package. About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation is a locally-registered NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. SEED’s mission [...]

Case Manager (Counter-Trafficking in Persons)2020-05-11T07:18:15+00:00

STEP Center Service Delivery Coordinator  (Female)

Job Title: STEP Center Service Delivery Coordinator  (Female) Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI).  Type of position: Employment contract/ Full time Length of Contract: 12 months Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience. Local Compensation Package About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation is a locally-registered NGO in the Kurdistan Region of [...]

STEP Center Service Delivery Coordinator  (Female)2020-05-11T07:13:37+00:00

GBV and Protection Senior Trainer

Job Title: GBV and Protection Senior Trainer Location: Sulaimania, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to other areas of KRI, including overnight stays. (50%) Type of position: Full time. Length of Contract: One year Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience. Local compensation package. Posted on:  About SEED Foundation: [...]

GBV and Protection Senior Trainer2020-05-04T08:44:12+00:00

Stress Workshop at University Underscores Need for Support for Youth

Stress Workshop at University Underscores Need for Support for Youth January 13, 2020 SEED Foundation visited students at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) to discuss the importance of stress management, especially during exam periods. The two hour workshop was given by SEED’s Mental Health Technical Advisor, Anne Lepelaars, a trained psychologist from the Netherlands, [...]

Stress Workshop at University Underscores Need for Support for Youth2020-04-21T15:23:35+00:00

The Importance of Staff Well-Being Programs in Iraq

Working in the Middle East, and in Iraq in particular, creates high risks of workplace hazards and stress. While these challenges are present while working in Kurdistan, having a staff well-being program can help to improve work quality, employee outlook, and overall satisfaction. It is especially important when staff are working with vulnerable populations, victims [...]

The Importance of Staff Well-Being Programs in Iraq2020-04-03T13:07:57+00:00

SEED is Using a New Traumatic Stress Relief Technique for Greater Impact

SEED Foundation has been providing comprehensive mental health and psychosocial support services since 2015 to those affected by violence and conflict. Many of our cases require more specialized mental health support, as they struggle with trauma symptoms and traumatic stress. Traumatic stress is a mental state in which a person feels extremely anxious and [...]

SEED is Using a New Traumatic Stress Relief Technique for Greater Impact2020-03-26T11:25:28+00:00

What Happened Last Week in Kurdistan

Source: What Happened Last Week in Kurdistan/ Author: Jil Shwani / Date: March 2020 SEED Foundation Communications Program Manager Lara Fatah explains in this podcast with Jil Shwani (@whlw_kurdistan) how SEED implements its mission to protect, empower, and support the recovery of survivors of violence and others at risk in Kurdistan. She details how [...]

What Happened Last Week in Kurdistan2020-03-24T08:46:29+00:00

HERStory Exhibit: Shame Dies When Stories are Told

SEED Foundation proudly co-sponsored the launch of an exhibiton to bring focus to femicide and gender-based violence against women in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on February 10. The event “HERStory: RESPECT and Remember '' was an interactive and immersive experience remembering victims of GBV in 2019 and recognizing those providing support to survivors [...]

HERStory Exhibit: Shame Dies When Stories are Told2020-03-09T13:58:38+00:00

Furthering legal protections for women and families in Kurdistan

Kurdistan is one of the few places in the MENA region to have a law which criminalizes domestic violence. In 2011, the Kurdistan Parliament passed the ‘Combating Domestic Violence Law’. For the first time the law criminalized a broad range of violence in the home, physical, psychological, sexual, and social violence against women within the [...]

Furthering legal protections for women and families in Kurdistan2020-03-08T17:03:57+00:00