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So far SEED Kurdistan has created 32 blog entries.

“I trusted him”

SEED is working to raise awareness of sexual exploitation, harassment, and abuse to better protect girls and women by reducing their vulnerabilities, increasing their knowledge of how to protect themselves, or access to protective services when they are not, and to strengthen family support and build healthier relationships. Sexual exploitation, harassment, and [...]

“I trusted him”2019-12-03T15:08:59+00:00

Psychoeducation for Spouse Was Key in Helping Yezidi Activist

As a Yezidi community activist, Faisal* was constantly exposed to stories including the genocide, rape, killing, and torture of his people comitted by ISIS leaving Faisal experiencing symptoms of emotional trauma. However, with psychological support facilitated by SEED for him and his family, he has improved his mental health significantly and enabled him to return [...]

Psychoeducation for Spouse Was Key in Helping Yezidi Activist2019-12-01T09:28:09+00:00

Abused Sulaimani Woman Improves with Psychosocial Care

Women and girls, in particular, in Kurdistan and Iraq often face forms of abuse in the home, including but not limited to physical and emotional harm. Lacking sufficient local psychosocial systems, survivors have few options. In one recent example, SEED’s partner organization in Sulaimani, Wchan, provided mental health services in order to help Helin* improve [...]

Abused Sulaimani Woman Improves with Psychosocial Care2019-12-01T09:26:34+00:00

Interview on Refugee Influx, Winter Donation Drive

Check out SEED President Sherri Kraham Talabany describing  SEED’s response in the Kurdistan Region to the influx of over 15,000 refugees from Rojava. She also touched on SEED's next campaign: Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment. Our Senior Program Officer, Shano Ibrahim, also highlighted the launch of SEED's Winter Donation Drive. Interview: Audio only  

Interview on Refugee Influx, Winter Donation Drive2019-11-17T09:25:50+00:00

Yezidi humanitarian’s work earns him $1 million Aurora Prize

SEED Foundation warmly congratulates Dr. Mirza Dinnayi, a Yezidi humanitarian and native of Sinjar, for receiving the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity at a ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia. Dr. Dinnayi has been recognized for his life-saving work in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region spanning over a decade, including his humanitarian response and advocacy on [...]

Yezidi humanitarian’s work earns him $1 million Aurora Prize2019-11-17T14:34:11+00:00

GBV Technical Advisor

Job Title: GBV Technical Advisor Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with regular travel to other areas of 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. Expatriate Compensation Package: includes relocation expenses and housing and local transportation allowances [...]

GBV Technical Advisor2019-11-14T13:57:44+00:00

Human Rights Legal and Policy Expert

Job Title:  Human Rights Legal and Policy Expert Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with regular travel to other areas of 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 is a [...]

Human Rights Legal and Policy Expert2019-11-14T13:56:30+00:00

GBV and Protection Assistant Trainer

Job Title: GBV and Protection Assistant Trainer Location: Sulaimania, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to other areas of KRI, including overnight stays. (75%) 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 [...]

GBV and Protection Assistant Trainer2019-11-14T13:55:18+00:00

GBV and Protection Training Assistant

Job Title: GBV and Protection Training Assistant Location: Sulaimania, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with regular travel to other areas of 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 is a locally registered [...]

GBV and Protection Training Assistant2019-11-14T13:51:33+00:00

Winter Donation Drive Kicks off for 2019

SEED Foundation has started its Winter Donation Drive for 2019 to benefit internally-displaced persons (IDPs), refugees — including the most recent to arrive in the Kurdistan Region from northeastern Syria — as well as those in need as temperatures plummet toward freezing through the winter months. We are grateful for the support of three local [...]

Winter Donation Drive Kicks off for 20192019-11-14T08:31:33+00:00