Focus on peace as young Iraqi women visited Lebanon

This summer, Kvinna till Kvinna’s partner organization Baghdad Women’s Association, BWA, went to Lebanon for a study visit focusing on peace and conflict resolution. Twelve young women from Iraq – representing different ethnicities and communities including Sunni Arabs, Shiite Arabs, Kurds, Christians and Baha’i – took part in the project. The participants were all dedicated activists within different areas; among them were lawyers, bloggers, students, politicians and social workers.

The study visit was prepared by Lebanese Association for Education and Training, ALEF, and took place between July 6th and July 13th. Here are some of the participants: