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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 Told2020-11-20T20:28:52+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 Kurdistan2020-12-15T20:50:10+00:00

Erbil exhibit puts national focus on gender-based violence

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

Erbil exhibit puts national focus on gender-based violence2020-11-20T20:42:19+00:00

SEED’s Report on Trafficking in Persons in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

SEED with the help of the United States Government, the KRG, and NGOs, has been working to combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP) in Kurdistan since 2016. TIP is a form of modern-day slavery where people are exploited for the profit of others. The global slavery index for 2018 estimates that there are over 40 million [...]

SEED’s Report on Trafficking in Persons in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq2020-11-20T20:25:39+00:00
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