Nineveh Plain - Qaraqoush

Awareness Workshop On Women’s Rights – Qaraqush

The staff  of Baghdad Women Association  in Qaraqush , conducted  an awareness workshop on Women`s Rights within the project “Reintegration Support for Women and Girl Returnees in Al Hamdaniya District and Seji Village ” ,  supported by Tearfun , on 2nd April , 2019 . The Project Manager started the workshop with an introduction of the services provided by BWA , then the  introduction between the  participants. The workshop included detailed illustration of the  Personal Status Law , the Iraqi Penal Code , early marriage , forced marriage, marriage outside the courts as well as discussing  crimes against human freedom and dignity. Stories of some of the participants were  shared  , reflecting the violence and forced marriage conditions they had experienced.  The participants discussed  the valuable  information they acquired from  the workshop which would  help them understand  their legal rights.

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