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In the Media

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation: Female genital mutilation falls sharply in northern Iraq – survey

    Heartland Alliance International, with the support of the Kurdistan government and U.N. children’s agency UNICEF, conducted a survey of nearly 6,000 women with daughters aged four to 14 in Iraqi Kurdistan that revealed the practice of female genital mutilation has fallen dramatically in northern Iraq. To read the full article, click here.

  • Worldview: Kovler Center To Award Syrian Doctor

    Marjorie Kovler Center senior director Mary Lynn Everson and Dr. Zaher Sahloul, Kovler’s 2017 awardee for the Robert H. Kirschner Award for Global Activism talk to Worldview about the Kovler Center’s upcoming 30 Years of Healing celebration. To listen to the segment, click here.

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A Global Vision from the Heartland

  • World Mental Health Day 2017: Mental Health in the Workplace

    By Dr. Sonali Gupta Today, October 10, is World Mental Health Day, and this year is a special anniversary, as World Mental Health Day celebrates 25 years. I’m Dr. Sonali Gupta, Heartland Alliance International’s (HAI) Mental Health Technical Advisor, and I’m excited to share the opportunity that this important day creates to raise awareness about …

  • Supporting Colombian Conflict Survivors

    September 21, 2017 Today is the International Day of Peace. As we celebrate, I think about our colleagues in Colombia, a country that has experienced decades of armed conflict and is finally on a path towards a more peaceful future. Last year, the Colombian government and the guerrilla forces of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia …

  • Securing Peace for the Children of Mosul

    August 14, 2017 In recent months, as we’ve watched the Iraqi army drive the Islamic State (ISIL) out of Mosul, many of us have wondered “what comes next for the people of Iraq?” Journalists and other observers have  highlighted the challenges of rehabilitating indoctrinated youth, ensuring vengeance doesn’t interfere with justice, and determining how to …

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