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 [...]

Erbil exhibit puts national focus on gender-based violence

2020-11-20T20:42:19+00:00February 10th, 2020|GBV page, In the Media|

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

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