Nineveh Plain - Qaraqoush

“GBV awareness session”

Within the project of “Enhancing Community Resilience and Empowerment of Returnee Women and Girls in Nineveh Plain, Al-Hamdaniya district” funded by Lutheran World Federation, #Baghdad_Women_Association staff in Qaraqush listening and counseling center implemented a GBV awareness session on November 17th, 2019.

The awareness session starts by giving an introduction about BWA and the services which is provided through the listening and counseling center in Qaraqush and the goal of the project, this session is the eighth session of GBV and it targeted (15) women and girls.

The workshop dealt with several topics, including the concept of violence and the concept of gender and the problem tree and the causes, solutions and results that lead to violence, with an explanation of the types of social violence and differences between sex and gender, the workshop also discussed the concept of violence and power and the relationship of power with violence, and allowing women beneficiaries to express their suggestions on the types of violence they have suffered.

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