Intl. course to empower women artisans

TEHRAN–An international tailoring training course is being held in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan, with the aim of empowering women artisans.

The project, which is underway in four cities in the province, was organized by Tehran University of Art in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and with the support of the Japanese government, CHTN reported on Friday.

Workshops are offered on color science, packaging, digital marketing, visual identity, sewing and apparel design as part of this educational course, the report adds.

About 60 local craftsmen took the course, which will end on September 22.

Sewing (Souzan-douzi in Persian) is a very common occupation among women in the southern regions of the country.

It is the art of drawing images on plain fabrics by sewing delicate stitches using needles and colored threads. They are mainly used to embellish women’s clothing; however, these works are applied to decorate bracelets, necklaces, bags and scarves.

The collective province – Sistan in the north and Baluchestan in the south – represents one of the driest regions of Iran with a slight increase in precipitation from east to west and an obvious increase in humidity in the coastal regions. In ancient times, the region was a crossword in the Indus Valley and Babylonian civilizations.

The province is of special importance because it is located in a strategic transit place, especially Chabahar, which is the only ocean port of Iran and the best and easiest access route of Central Asian countries to the waters. free. The vast province is home to several distinctive archaeological sites and natural attractions, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, namely Shahr-e-Soukhteh (Burnt City) and Lut Desert.


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