May 27, 2019 Last Updated 5:02 PM, May 23, 2019

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Art in Action: Art and the Jiyan Foundation

Art therapy seminar at Qushtepe refugee camp with Red Pencil International

At the Jiyan Foundation, we believe that art is a fundamental facet of life. Through art we can share our stor...

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First Trauma Clinic for Yazidi Women in Iraq

First Trauma Clinic for Yazidi Women in Iraq

The fate of the Yazidi women has dominated the headlines of the international media for months. The atrocities...

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A Healing Garden for Chamchamal

A Healing Garden for Chamchamal

The Jiyan Foundation is building a therapeutic garden for women and children in Chamchamal. The first of its k...

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Jîyan is the Kurdish word for "life". The Jiyan Foundation supports survivors of human rights violations, promotes democratic values and defends fundamental freedoms in Kurdistan-Iraq. The ...

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Inter-Religious and Inter-Ethnic Dialogue The Jiyan Foundation started a dialogue program in 2…

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May 13, 2019

Jiyan Publications

These publications have been developed and distributed by the Jiyan Foundation. Our St...

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Annual Report

May 13, 2019

Jiyan Annual Reports

Read about our latest activities and achievements. Our Annual Report 2015 / 2016   &n...

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