We wrote a booklet about the LGBT+ community to correct misunderstandings.Continue reading Rasan’s Booklet About The LGBT+ Community
Carelessness of UNITAD & UNAMI When It Comes to The Iraqi LGBT+ Community
As an NGO that supports different LGBT+ related movements in the MENA region, specifically in Iraq, I think it is really necessary to discuss the violence, discrimination, and prosecutions LGBT+ people have faced by ISIS in areas controlled by this dangerous terrorist organization. During our last meeting with UNITAD, we tried to shine a lightContinue reading Carelessness of UNITAD & UNAMI When It Comes to The Iraqi LGBT+ Community
A Reflection of Rasan’s Artistic work for LGBT+ People
We started planning to work for the LGBT+ community in 2012, we have started implementing our plans and projects in 2016, and have lead a fight inside Iraq to make sure voices of the LGBT+ people are heard. We have faced many obstacles and overcame a lot of hardships and pushed and fought to whereContinue reading A Reflection of Rasan’s Artistic work for LGBT+ People
Second HRBC session carried out
Rasan has carried out the second session of HRBC as part of the Youth Development Program.
Introducing Iraqi LGBT+ community to the world on Global Pride
Rasan participates in Global Pride 2020Continue reading Introducing Iraqi LGBT+ community to the world on Global Pride
Conditions of LGBT+ people of Iraq since may 17, 2020
ZHIAR ALIRASAN ORGANIZATION LGBT+ people have had a long history of abuse and discrimination in Iraq, however, conditions have started to get worsen with the raise of the pride flag in the capital of Iraq at Baghdad by the EU alongside the British and Canadian embassies. On May 17, the aforementioned parties raised the prideContinue reading Conditions of LGBT+ people of Iraq since may 17, 2020
Rasan launches a Volunteer Development Initiative
Rasan has launched a new Volunteer Development Initiative to train the people who would like to volunteer with Rasan. They were taught the basics of human rights throughout five days and were awarded participation and completion certifications.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, at 25 November 2019, Rasan took it’s activities outside of Sulaymaniyah and to Chamchamal to raise awareness about women’s rights. The response to the activity was positive, and a statue of a woman was built resembling freedom. The attendees and public officials that helped RasanContinue reading International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Looking Back at Our 2019
2019 came to an end. Let’s take a look back at what Rasan did throughout 2019. Here are some of the notable places we held seminars in to raise awareness about women rights, women empowerment, and the LGBT+ community: • University of Sulaimani: 20 seminars • Charmo University: 6 seminars • Said Sadiq University: oneContinue reading Looking Back at Our 2019
Collaboration between Lava Association and Rasan organization announced
On April 23, 2020, Lava Association and Rasan Organization announced a collaboration. The collaborative project is called “Protect Yourself” and works on distributing information on the new COVID-19 and preventive measures. The project will be shared on both parties’ social media platforms on Facebook.