SEED Foundation Launches First Training on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TFGBV) for NGOs in Iraq

2022-05-12T08:34:30+00:00May 12th, 2022|GBV page, News|

کوردی SEED Foundation Launches First Training on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TFGBV) for NGOs in Iraq Erbil, Iraq - May 9, 2022: SEED Foundation (SEED) has officially completed the delivery of a comprehensive training module on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TFGBV) to a group of 30 Iraqi NGOs. The first of its kind [...]

SEED Foundation Condemns Violence Against Women in Kurdistan

2022-02-23T12:39:10+00:00February 22nd, 2022|GBV page, News|

Statement Condemning Violence Against Women in Kurdistan کوردی SEED Foundation condemns all violence perpetrated against women in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), and around the world. Today, we grieve the tragic loss and critical injury of four women that have taken place in the last month across the KRI.  While the recent [...]

Webinar: Promoting Healthy Masculinities in Kurdistan

2022-02-07T09:29:06+00:00February 7th, 2022|GBV page, News|

Webinar: Promoting Healthy Masculinities in Kurdistan A panel of experts from SEED Foundation, Promundo-US, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s High Council for Women and Development, Oxfam, and The American University of Iraq in Sulaimani’s Center for Gender and Development, explore the role of healthy masculinities in reducing gender-based violence, promoting gender equality, and increasing protection [...]

SEED Launches GBV and Referral Training Program for Police Officers from Sulaimani’s 104 Emergency Police Unit

2021-08-15T12:57:03+00:00August 15th, 2021|GBV page, News|

SEED Launches GBV and Referral Training Program for Police Officers from Sulaimani's 104 Emergency Police Unit   To combat gender based violence, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) passed the 2011 Family Law which criminalizes domestic violence. The law provided for the creation of the Department of Combating Violence Against Women and Families (DCVAW), which to respond [...]

SEED and DCVAW sign MOU to enhance cooperation on countering GBV in the Kurdistan Region

2021-08-01T12:18:09+00:00August 1st, 2021|GBV page, News|

SEED and DCVAW sign MOU to enhance cooperation on countering GBV in the Kurdistan Region SEED Foundation Vice President Tanya Gilly Khailany and Director General of the Kurdistan Region’s Directorate of Combating Violence against Women and Families (DCVAW) Kurda Omar signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Erbil on July 27 to enhance their organizations’ [...]

SEED President Kraham Talabany Discusses the Challenges Facing Survivors of ISIS with Al-Monitor

2021-03-29T11:26:18+00:00March 17th, 2021|Children Affected by Violence, GBV page, Human Trafficking, In the Media, In The Media - Homepage, MHPSS SoC page, Reintegration|

Source: Al-Monitor Date: March 16, 2021 SEED President Kraham Talabany Discusses the Challenges Facing Survivors of ISIS with Al-Monitor SEED Foundation President and Executive Director, Sherri Kraham Talabany, spoke with Al-Monitor’s Amberin Zaman during a podcast posted on March 16, 2021, about SEED’s work with survivors of ISIS and the challenges that they [...]

Tanya Gilly Khailany Speaks to Rudawy Emro On The Passing Of The Yezidi Survivors’ Bill Into Law

2021-03-29T11:26:23+00:00March 4th, 2021|Children Affected by Violence, GBV page, Human Trafficking, In the Media, In The Media - Homepage, MHPSS SoC page, Reintegration|

Tanya Gilly Khailany Speaks to Rudawy Emro On The Passing Of The Yezidi Survivors’ Bill Into Law SEED's Co-Founder and Vice President, Tanya Gilly Khailany, joined Bestoon Khalid on a recent segment of Rudawy Emro to discuss passing of the new Yezidi Survivors' Law. Gilly Khailany addresses the groundbreaking nature of this new [...]

HERStory Exhibit: Shame Dies When Stories are Told

2020-11-20T20:28:52+00:00March 9th, 2020|GBV page, News|

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 [...]

Furthering legal protections for women and families in Kurdistan

2020-12-15T20:50:10+00:00March 8th, 2020|GBV page, News|

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 [...]

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