Sexual Violence in Conflict – High Council of Women’s Affairs event in Lalesh

Sexual Violence in Conflict - High Council of Women's Affairs event in Lalesh SEED was honored to join the High Council of Women's Affairs in Lalesh to speak about the importance of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the urgency [...]

Sexual Violence in Conflict – High Council of Women’s Affairs event in Lalesh2021-06-22T22:38:12+00:00

Pandemic leads to increase in child labor in Iraq

Source: Al-Monitor Date: 7 May, 2021 Pandemic leads to increase in child labor in Iraq Young girls sell narcissus at the traffic lights. Boys push carts with fruit or ice blocks, serve tea, help unload trucks and run errands for shopkeepers. Child labor is already part of daily life in Iraq, but since the [...]

Pandemic leads to increase in child labor in Iraq2021-05-20T21:09:54+00:00

SEED Co-Founder Highlights NGO’s Work Toward Gender Equality on IWD

SEED Co-Founder Highlights NGO’s Work Toward Gender Equality on IWD SEED Foundation Co-Founder and Vice President Tanya Gilly Khailany highlighted the important role non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can and do play to advance gender equality and counter gender-based violence in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, where decades of upheaval and violence have created ongoing [...]

SEED Co-Founder Highlights NGO’s Work Toward Gender Equality on IWD2021-03-31T00:10:07+00:00

SEED President Provides an Overview of SEED’s Work in Kurdistan

Source: Kurdistan In America Date: March 26, 2021 SEED President Provides an Overview of SEED’s Work in Kurdistan SEED President and Executive Director Sherri Kraham Talabany discussed SEED’s efforts to contribute to the development of Kurdistan in a March 26 interview with Delovan Barwari on Kurdistan in America, the podcast of the Kurdistan [...]

SEED President Provides an Overview of SEED’s Work in Kurdistan2021-03-29T11:50:41+00:00

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

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 [...]

SEED President Kraham Talabany Discusses the Challenges Facing Survivors of ISIS with Al-Monitor2021-03-29T11:26:18+00:00

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

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 [...]

Tanya Gilly Khailany Speaks to Rudawy Emro On The Passing Of The Yezidi Survivors’ Bill Into Law2021-03-29T11:26:23+00:00

SEED Launches a MHPSS Standard of Care Tailored for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

To promote improved services to some of the most vulnerable and violence-affected people in the world, SEED Foundation worked with a broad range of stakeholders to develop a Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Standard of Care Model, tailor made for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). Delivering high quality services to meet the [...]

SEED Launches a MHPSS Standard of Care Tailored for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq2020-10-31T16:26:47+00:00

NLG Report: MHPSS gaps and recommendations Iraq and Syria Report

"In Iraq, the SEED Foundation has created parallel lines of management and technical supervision for frontline staff. Technical supervisors provide frontline staff support with the clinical and more technical aspects of the implementation of their activities – community based MHPSS, mental health and case management – and also conduct field visits to support front [...]

NLG Report: MHPSS gaps and recommendations Iraq and Syria Report2020-11-22T13:13:21+00:00

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Iraq: Challenges and Solutions

SEED’s mental health advisor, Anne Lepelaars, spoke to Julie Meier to help frame her research for the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, about the challenges to providing mental health and psychosocial support services in Iraq.  Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Iraq: Challenges and Solutions Julie Meier | July 27, 2020 | Georgetown Journal [...]

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Iraq: Challenges and Solutions2020-11-22T13:13:43+00:00

Human trafficking on the rise in Kurdistan Region

Source: Rudaw English / Author: Dlnia Rahman / Date: July 31, 2020 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Samira Saeed, 30, is one of dozens of workers who came to the Kurdistan Region for work, but instead fell victim to human trafficking. Shortly after getting married in her home country of Ghana, she came to Erbil [...]

Human trafficking on the rise in Kurdistan Region2020-08-04T13:37:31+00:00
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