Nineveh Plain - Qaraqoush

An awareness workshop on gender-based violence in Qaraqosh

#Baghdad_Women_Association staff in Qaraqoush center implemented a workshop on GBV within (Supporting Community Resilience and empowering women and girls returning to the Nineveh Plain, Al-Hamdaniya District) Project, funded by the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) on January 26, 2020.

The session targeted 15 women and girls it started with introducing BWA and the services provided by the center. The session included the concept of gender based violence, and the categories of violence were classified according to the World Health Organization into three categories (Self-directed violence/ interpersonal violence/ and group violence). The concept of violence against women was also explained, and several examples were given from the reality of the society. In addition to the types of violence (physical, psychological, economic, and sexual) were identified with an exercise, there was also drawing the violence tree from the roots, causes, and the conclusion of the topic were discussed with the participants.

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