Emma conducts a course about sexual and gender-based violence in Duhok

Emma Organization for Human Development has conducted a course regarding Sexual and gender-based violence during crises and conflicts and how to deal with survivors on the 11th of January 2018.

The course has been delivered by Dr Bayan Kader Rasul , a Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist and Member of Royal Dutch Association for Psychiatrists , the course included social workers to get more knowledge about this subject.

The course's goals were :

  • Understand the differences between sex and gender
  • Define sexual and gender-based violence
  • Recognize different settings of SGBV (e.g. emergency, conflict, displacement, homes, schools, online)
  • Understand the emotional and social consequences of SGBV
  • Identify the psychosocial needs of survivors.

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