Petition calls on Iraq to construct monument for Yezidi genocide victims

2022-08-21T10:47:37+00:00

Petition calls on Iraq to construct monument for Yezidi genocide victims ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Sixty-five individuals and organizations on Monday called on the Iraqi Government to construct a monument of remembrance for the victims and survivors of the ISIS genocide against the Yezidis... Read more

Petition calls on Iraq to construct monument for Yezidi genocide victims2022-08-21T10:47:37+00:00

Cracking down on the human trafficking of women in Iraq

2022-08-21T14:23:05+00:00

Cracking down on the human trafficking of women in Iraq A special police unit in Baghdad is dedicated to bringing the perpetrators of human trafficking to justice.The trafficking of young women for prostitution is a problem across the world.But in Iraq, it has reached such proportions that a special police unit in Baghdad is [...]

Cracking down on the human trafficking of women in Iraq2022-08-21T14:23:05+00:00

NGO urges Kurdish authorities to adopt ‘robust’ response to violence against women

2022-08-21T19:45:28+00:00

NGO urges Kurdish authorities to adopt ‘robust’ response to violence against women ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The Kurdistan Region needs a “more inclusive and robust law” to tackle the alarming increase in femicides, an NGO advocating for women’s rights urged Kurdish authorities on Monday, commending their recent work towards amending the current domestic violence law. [...]

NGO urges Kurdish authorities to adopt ‘robust’ response to violence against women2022-08-21T19:45:28+00:00

Social awareness essential for reducing violence against women: Interior Minister

2022-08-21T14:31:27+00:00

Social awareness essential for reducing violence against women: Interior Minister ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Kurdistan Region Minister of Interior Rebar Ahmad stressed that social awareness is essential for reducing violence against women and building healthy family relationships. A meeting was held in the Kurdistan Parliament on Monday to amend the Act of Combating Domestic Violence [...]

Social awareness essential for reducing violence against women: Interior Minister2022-08-21T14:31:27+00:00

Kurdish NGO urges Iraqi Kurdistan to adopt a robust law to protect women from domestic violence

2022-08-21T14:28:09+00:00

Kurdish NGO urges Iraqi Kurdistan to adopt a robust law to protect women from domestic violence HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A women-led SEED Foundation, a local non-governmental organization NGO, reportedly based in Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan region, called on lawmakers in the Kurdish region to adopt a robust law to protect women from domestic violence. Read [...]

Kurdish NGO urges Iraqi Kurdistan to adopt a robust law to protect women from domestic violence2022-08-21T14:28:09+00:00

New community garden at the SEED trauma centre, Bardarash camp

2022-08-21T19:58:53+00:00

New community garden at the SEED trauma centre, Bardarash camp Our community garden at the SEED Foundation trauma centre in Bardarash camp is finished! And the garden is already being used. Isn’t it wonderful to see the children singing? It is literally music to our ears. Read more

New community garden at the SEED trauma centre, Bardarash camp2022-08-21T19:58:53+00:00

NGOs call for urgent implementation of Yezidi Survivors Law

2022-08-21T20:43:12+00:00

NGOs call for urgent implementation of Yezidi Survivors Law ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Coalition for Just Reparations (C4JR), an alliance of Iraqi non-governmental organizations (NGOs), called on the international community to appeal for the implementation of Iraq's Yezidi Survivors Law during a meeting with the UN's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Alice Wairimu [...]

NGOs call for urgent implementation of Yezidi Survivors Law2022-08-21T20:43:12+00:00

Woman stabbed multiple times by brother in Erbil

2022-08-21T20:47:24+00:00

Woman stabbed multiple times by brother in Erbil ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A woman was stabbed by one of her brothers dozens of times in Erbil late Monday over a dispute dating back to 2014. The woman told Rudaw on Wednesday that this was the third murder attempt by her family. Read more [...]

Woman stabbed multiple times by brother in Erbil2022-08-21T20:47:24+00:00

Man arrested in Sulaimani for allegedly stabbing wife

2022-08-21T20:51:03+00:00

Man arrested in Sulaimani for allegedly stabbing wife ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A man believed to have stabbed his wife multiple times with a knife in Sulaimani province was arrested a few days after the incident by the internal security forces (Asayish), a source from the forces confirmed to Rudaw on Wednesday. Read more [...]

Man arrested in Sulaimani for allegedly stabbing wife2022-08-21T20:51:03+00:00

Woman allegedly killed by husband in Erbil

2022-08-21T21:07:46+00:00

Woman allegedly killed by husband in Erbil ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A woman was allegedly killed by her husband in Erbil province on Monday with the suspect arrested shortly after, according to a statement from the province’s police directorate. Read more

Woman allegedly killed by husband in Erbil2022-08-21T21:07:46+00:00
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