Country Iraq
Year 2008
Type of Measure Education > Formal education
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In 2008, the Ministry of Education devised a plan to incorporate human rights concepts in the educational curricula for Islamic instruction, Arabic, history and civics.  The curricula were redesigned to strengthen the observance, promotion and dissemination of human rights concepts and work was completed on all the curricula for 2010.

As for violence against women, the Ministry of Education intends and is determined to include the subject in family education in the coming years, taking account of the perspectives of males and females.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Iraq to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010