Mental Health Awareness Month – Every Month

🧠 Mental Health Awareness Month – Every Month “Providing safe spaces to talk about our mental health is the responsibility of everyone. Every individual, family, employee, and community member must be concerned about physical and mental health protection to build a healthy society.” Nabaz Ahmed, Psychotherapist at Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights Senior Psychotherapist at […]

Statement on Unrest in Sinjar, Hate Speech, and the Path Forward

Statement on Unrest in Sinjar, Hate Speech, and the Path Forward Duhok (May 08, 2023) – We are deeply troubled by the choices of local religious leaders to use their influence to incite violence and spread hatred and misinformation about the Yazidi community after the recent unrest in Sinjar on April 29th. Jiyan Foundation for […]

Addressing Climate Change & Mental Health at the 🌱 Healing Garden

Addressing Climate Change & Mental Health at the Healing Garden Our staff in Chamchamal outside our newest building for psychotherapy and group activities This month we are celebrating Earth Day by addressing our human relationship between the environment and mental health. We believe healthy living and responsible stewardship of our environment are essential for good […]

Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights Provides Trauma Therapy Support to Displaced Earthquake Victims in Qamishli, Syria

Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights Provides Trauma Therapy Support to Displaced Earthquake Victims in Qamishli, Syria Qamishli (February 20, 2023) – Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights announces coordination with local authorities to provide trauma treatment and mental health support to the influx of displaced people arriving in Qamishli, northeast Syria, along the Iraqi border. Jiyan […]

Jiyan Foundation signs the Shoreditch Declaration for a Torture-free Trade Treaty, calling for the prohibition of inherently abusive law enforcement equipment.

Jiyan Foundation signs the Shoreditch Declaration for a Torture-free Trade Treaty, calling for the prohibition of inherently abusive law enforcement equipment. On January 29th, Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights joined over 30 Civil society organizations from across the globe in London, calling on all states to fulfill their obligations to prevent and eradicate torture and […]

Webinar: “Options for Survivor-centered Justice in Iraq”

Webinar: “Options for Survivor-centered Justice in Iraq” Discussing practical suggestions on how an ISIL Accountability Mechanism in Iraq can best serve the cause of justice and interests of survivors and their communities Co-hosted by: Coalition for Just Reparations, Jiyan Foundation, Yazda and International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect Date: Monday, December 19th, 10:00-12:00 (EST); […]