Using the power of art to combat violence against women

January 7, 2019 at 2:02 pm

Diyala- Diana Mahir, a fine arts students uses her talent to combat violence against women through wall painting, January 2019 Photo: Hawre Azad

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.

Karrar Kamaran joins Diana in using art to combat violence against women, January 2019 Photo: Hawre Azad

Diana Mahir and Karrar Kamaran, both students of Khanaqin’s Fine Arts Institute are using wall painting to embody the suffering of women.

A wall painting represents the suffering of women Photo: Hawre Azad

“We started this campaign a few days ago hoping that our message would reach the people”, said Diana.

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