Beth Nahrain Organization for Women and Stichting Ismael empower women and youth in Iraq through continued art courses in Baghdede

QARAQOSH and BAGHDEDE, Iraq — The Beth Nahrain Organization for Women (BNOW), in collaboration with the Dutch non-profit organization Stichting Ismael, successfully concluded its 15th painting course, Psychological Study Through Drawing, in the Nineveh Plains town of Qaraqosh, Iraq.

Commencing on 26 June, the course saw the participation of 32 students, both male and female. Through a Facebook announcement, BNOW emphasized the significance of studying a person’s psychology through their artwork, highlighting its relevance to society as a whole. The organization specifically emphasized the importance and sensitivity of the age group between 13 and 18 years old.

Furthermore, BNOW reiterated its commitment to organizing and empowering women due to their vital role in society, both for themselves and their families. As part of these efforts, BNOW organized a lecture at its headquarters in Baghdede, where BNOW official Ronak Elias Hanna delivered a talk. The lecture garnered the attendance of 30 women, providing them with valuable insights and knowledge.

In addition to the lecture, BNOW conducted a workshop on sports and women’s fitness, led by BNOW member and sports trainer Jwan Youssef. The workshop focused on teaching basic sports movements and guiding women on practicing them effectively within the comfort of their homes. This initiative aimed to promote physical well-being and encourage an active lifestyle among women.

The ongoing efforts of BNOW, in collaboration with Stichting Ismael, have been instrumental in empowering women and fostering their personal and societal growth. Through their various programs and courses, BNOW continues to make a positive impact in Baghdede and the surrounding communities.