SEED seeks to protect, empower, and support the recovery of trafficking survivors, and works to increase protection for survivors, and reduce the risk of trafficking in persons in Iraq to put an end to Human Trafficking in Kurdistan.

  • SEED partners with other NGOs and governments in the fight against human trafficking.

  • SEED advocated for the new Anti-Trafficking Law, criminalizing human trafficking in Kurdistan.

  • SEED collaborates with the KRG’s High Committee for Combating Human Trafficking and the new Directorate for Anti-Trafficking.

  • SEED provides comprehensive aftercare programs that include case management, mental health, and legal and protection services for victims of trafficking and those at risk.

  • SEED is partnering with the Kurdistan Regional government to create and manage a shelter for trafficking survivors.

  • SEED works with government actors to strengthen services, policies, and protections in the public justice system.

  • SEED empowers communities through public awareness and advocacy, and strengthening government protections.

  • SEED provides training to justice system and other professionals who play a role in prevention.

  • SEED works with those at risk to understand their rights.