Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :Official National Statistics Not Available

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : Official National Statistics Not Available

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :24 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :8 % (2)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :123 (3)

Iraq Search Data

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High Commission for the Advancement of Iraqi Women

Iraq | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Legal Clinics for Victims/Survivors of Violence

Iraq | 2010

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Other harmful practices, Violence against women and girls


Data on Violence against Women

Iraq | 2010

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Hotlines

Iraq | 2010

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls


"16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" Campaign

Iraq | 2010

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Diwani Committee No. 80 for the Elimination of Domestic Violence

Iraq | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Bissalam: Movement to End Violence against Women

Iraq | 2009

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Family Protection Department

Iraq | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Violence against Women and Human Rights included in Education Curricula

Iraq | 2008

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Shelters for Victims of Domestic Violence

Iraq | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.


(2) Percentage of girls and women aged 15 to 49 years who have undergone FGM/C. Source: UNICEF global databases 2017, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.


(3) The Gender Inequality Index is a composite measure reflecting inequality between women and men in three different dimensions: reproductive health (maternal mortality ratio and adolescent birth rate), empowerment (share of parliamentary seats held by women and share of population with at least some secondary education), and labour market participation (labour force participation rate). Source: United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report 2016.