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Apr 15, 2016

Refugees in Syria's Neighbouring Countries

Minister for Development Gerd Müller and journalist Ulrike Scheffer discussing support for Syria's neighbouring countries

On April 12, Tanja Gönner of the German Society for International Cooperation, Minister for Economic Cooperati...

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Nov 19, 2015

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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Oct 25, 2015

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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Dec 07, 2015

Support Survivors of ISIS Terror in Iraq

Support Survivors of ISIS Terror in Iraq

Millions of women, men, and children in Iraq live under a reign of tyranny imposed by the so-called Islamic St...

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Oct 15, 2015

Syria: Four Years of Conflict

Four Years of Conflict

Four years of civil war have left large parts of Syria in ruins and severely affected its civilian population...

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Feb 06, 2015

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Iraq

Stop FGM

In Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, female genital mutilation (FGM) is not marginal. On an international level, the e...

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Jun 23, 2015

Has Anyone Here Been Raped by ISIS?

Has Anyone Been Raped by ISIS?

Women and girls who have escaped from captivity by ISIS are among the most vulnerable members of society. Whil...

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Mar 20, 2015

What ISIS Really Wants

What ISIS wants

Does the "Islamic State" really have a theological agenda? In his thought-provoking cover story "What ISIS Re...

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Feb 15, 2015

Providing the Basis for an Educated Society

Interview Hakim Rizgar

Eleven years after the fall of the Ba'ath regime, Salah Ahmad, president of the Jiyan Foundation, met the form...

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Apr 01, 2015

He Found Her Between the Dead

lost mother

Ari is an eleven-year-old boy who was born in Baghdad and lost his mother in a terrorist attack. Together with...

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Apr 01, 2015

I Am so Tired of This Life

Domestic Violence

Roza is 38 years old and an uneducated housewife. Roza came to the Jiyan Foundation to seek help following a l...

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Apr 01, 2015

Every Day at 10 O’Clock Was Torturing Time

Ciwan from Sulaymaniyah

This is the story of Ciwan, a 43-year-old man from Sulaymaniyah. He is a survivor of torture. Ciwan is the fa...

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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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