Using the power of art to combat violence against women

2019-01-07
Hawre Azad- Diyala A two-member voluntary group in Khanaqin, Diyala province has adopted a creative method to raise awareness about women’s rights and the need to combat violence against women. [caption id="attachment_24397" align="alignnone" width="600"] Karrar Kamaran joins Diana in using art to combat violence against women, January 2019 Photo: Hawre Azad[/caption] Diana Mahir and Karrar Kamaran, both students of Khanaqin’s Fine Arts Institute are using wall painting to embody the suffering of women. [caption id="attachment_24396" align="alignnone" width="600"] A wall painting represents the suffering of women Photo: Hawre Azad[/caption] “We started this campaign a few days ago hoping that our message would reach the people”, said Diana.
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