Psychosocial Support Activity

A psycho-social support activity was carried out for 8 days with the participation of women and girls about techniques on how to overcome problems of sleep, anxiety, negative thoughts, relaxation exercises and foot mapping were demonstrated. As well as, two legal awareness sessions were held on subjects such as women’s rights in the Personal Status Law, women’s rights enacted by the Iraqi Constitution.
n addition, three awareness sessions were held on gender-based violence. Staff training has also been conducted by psychological counsellor Dr. Remonda at the Dohuk Centre on psychological counselling. Finally, 2000 brochures were printed and distributed to the target villages, government departments and civil society organizations. The goal of the activities is to reduce and mitigate women against violence, and to provide necessary services to women and girls exposed to violence.

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