SEED Foundation is a local NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, committed to protecting, empowering, and supporting the recovery of survivors of violence and others at risk. Our approach to this mission is integrative and holistic. We provide quality and comprehensive services, including mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS), legal, protection, and shelter services; training and education to those working to protect and serve survivors; and policy and advocacy to strengthen laws, policies, practices and protections for vulnerable people, and promote social change.
ASUDA is an Iraqi NGO, committed to combating violence against women through an institutional and systematic approach in order to enhance the status of women and strengthen civil society through female participation. Its vision is a world where women and men enjoy equal rights and access to resources and opportunities, where all forms of discrimination and marginalization against women and minorities are eliminated, and where violence plays no part in any individual’s lives. Asuda seeks the attainment of a safe environment for women and minorities, free from all forms of violence, and where everyone enjoys their rights.
Better World Organization for Community Development (BWO) is a non-governmental organization established on 24th May 2017 in Kurdistan/Iraq. The organization works to advocate for peace and coexistence in the community, to empower and protect women and youth, and to improve psychosocial and economic situation of the people. The board and management teams are groups of young women and men, with experience in humanitarian and civil society field, who established this organization to stand up and call for women rights and peace to change the world to a better place. The organization’s office is in Duhok city and also working in Duhok governorate, inside and outside of IDP camps.
Bishkoreen Organization is a non-profit organization from Dohuk dedicated to the protection, gender equality, and the empowerment of woman whose policy and system are based on communication and teamwork. Bishkoreen established from the start of a good relationship with relevant international and national organizations. Bishkoreen was able to partner with Cambridge Consultant for RH, Voice of Seniors and Family, DAC, IOM and GIZ. Bishkoreen focuses its work on three main sectors: Ways of living; Protection (CP, GBV, MHPSS, Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion); Education.
Christian Aid Program Northern Iraq (CAPNI) as a Christian organization seeks hope, tolerance, & social justice for society, where minority & vulnerable people have dignified existence and security. CAPNI will be a force and a partner of choice in a movement dedicated to ending all forms of discrimination against minority people. Their mission is to build lasting solutions for minority & vulnerable with a focus on improving the lives and promoting the rights. CAPNI will engage with partners to promote self-help and influence public opinion and practice by bringing together wisdom based on sound analysis and field practices.
Civil Development Organization “CDO” is a non-governmental, national, humanitarian, independent and non-profit organization founded in 1999 and registered in both KRG NGOs Directorate and Federal Government in Baghdad. CDO’s vision is establishing a civil society in Iraqi community through building capacity of CSO in Iraq, promoting democracy and peace promotion, developing human right situation, combating violence against women, increasing women political participation, presenting legal aid to the vulnerable groups and advocate on behalf of the local community. CDO is also involved in the emergency response to the Syrian refugees and Iraqi IDPs.
Emma is a Kurdish word that means “we”. The name of our organization defines us as it is our principle to work together as one team and from different backgrounds and beliefs. It includes everyone. Emma Organization was established in 2013 by a group of women activists and experts in various fields, such as gender equality, law, education, health and mental health. We are a non-profit organization providing programs to the community in general, particularly women and vulnerable groups in the Kurdistan Region, on those areas: Gender Equality, Rehabilitation, Capacity Building, and Development.
Eyzidi Organization for Documentation is a civil independent organization that provides services to all citizens without discrimination and seeks to create community awareness of the concepts of human rights through the definition of those concepts and to address all cases of violations by document all violations cases besides raising community awareness of its rights and how people have to pressure in order to take those rights. Our Vision: – Society that covers with respecting rights and treats violation besides working on compensation for those who get effects and ensures the social stability for individuals.
Ghasin Alzaiton is a non-profit organization established in 2012 and received its certificate registration in 2012 from the Directorate of Non-Governmental Organizations Office in Baghdad and in 2014 in Iraq Kurdistan Region (IKR) Since then the organizational implemented many projects and in partnership with local and international organizations that focused on peacebuilding and sustainable development in Iraq. The main aim and objectives of the organization are including: Support the most vulnerable people, promote peace and coexistence and empower women and eradicate gender-based violence.
Hammurabi Human Rights Organization (HHRO) is an independent, non-profit organization founded on 1 April 2005. It works with 120 human rights activists from different Iraqi cities and societies who believe that human is the highest value which must be respected. HHRO activists defend the rights and dignity of all Iraqis regardless of religion, sect, nationalism, sex, origin, ideas or political affiliation. HHRO´s main office is in Baghdad, while it also has two branch offices in Erbil and Nineveh. HHRO´s goals are: protecting human rights, internationally and nationally, monitoring and revealing human rights violations and upholding the respect for human dignity.