Awareness Session For Women at Al-Naser LC
Within the framework of the gender project “Strengthening Access To Protection, Participation And Services For Women Refugees, Internally Displaced People IDPs and Host Communities” funded by The European Union Regional Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis: EU ” MADADFund”, in Partnership with EuroMed Feminist Initiative EFI, Baghdad Women Association implemented the a two days awareness sessions on the 3rd & 4th April 2019 , at Al-Naser LC with the participation of 10 women. During the first day participants were introduced to the definition of violence, violence against women, difference between sex and gender, the reasons for staying under a restricting relationship where she is the violated side, and the types of social roles of men and women. The second day was on reproductive health, which included the definition of family health and the benefits of health care, premarital examination for both sexes and its benefits, personal care, the importance of breastfeeding and the most common diseases for women such as breast cancer. The most important outcomes of the workshop were that women are now aware of how to care about their health and the definition of violence, in addition to spreading the concepts of the workshop to other women.