Baghdad_Women_Association staff at the Mosul Listening and Counseling Center implemented online awareness sessions for women and girls throughout June, via Messenger App of the Center’s Facebook page, within the framework of (Promoting the Well-being Dignity and safety of conflict affected SGBV Survivors) Project, funded by NPA.
Awareness sessions were attended by (98) women and girls in the form of eight groups discussing various topics including (the increased violence during Corona virus crisis, precautions of Coronavirus and avoiding psychological pressures) aiming at shedding light on the different forms of violence against women and girls that considered as violations of their rights and the negative effects resulting from it, which greatly affects their lives. The session also aims at reaising awareness about the Coronavirus precautions and commit to the health guidelines to prevent the virus and limit its spread.
Beneficiary women expressed their happiness to have attended the awareness sessions and the benefits of gained information and its effect in building strong healthy families. One of the beneficiaries stated, “Your words gave me positive energy, so I advised my sister and my friends to participate in the awareness sessions to benefit them.”