Published:November 5, 2019
Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights (Jiyan Foundation) is a non-governmental human rights organization based in Kurdistan/Iraq and Berlin. Since 2005, the Jiyan Foundation has provided support to survivors of human rights abuses in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Today, the Jiyan Foundation runs a network of eleven trauma rehabilitation centers in North Iraq, including special departments for traumatized women and children, a clinic for Yazidi women who survived captivity of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), services for juvenile detainees and female prisoners, and a human rights education program. In addition to medical doctors and psychologists, which provide free-of-charge medical and psychological treatments, the Jiyan Foundation hosts a team of lawyers whose principal aim is to offer legal assistance to our clients. For more info about the Jiyan Foundation please visit this link.