Naser Area

Training workshop on gender-based violence and reproductive health

Baghdad_women_association listening and counseling center in AL-Nasir implemented an awareness session on 6-7 December, 2019 , within the project “Strengthening Access to Protection, Participation and Services for women Refugees, Internally Displaced People IDPs and women in Host Communities in Iraq” which is funded by the European Union, through the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis, the EU ‘Madad’ Fund and implemented by a consortium led by EuroMed Feminist Initiative.

The number of attendees of the workshop was 10 women aiming at increasing women’s awareness of the concept of gender-based violence and its types, while addressing the issue of reproductive health and breast cancer, how to organize a family and some important agreements such as the CEDAW Agreement.

In conclusion, women expressed their admiration for the workshop as it was a chance to relieve stress and routine work at home for them.

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