GENDER: In focus

29 Aug 2012

Report Summary

Based on the framework provided under the international treaties, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Government of Iraq, carefully designs its programmes to be gender-sensitive.


  • Provided 1,000 women with loans for micro and small businesses
  • Strengthened local capacities for conflict prevention and peace building, creating and training a network of experts through the Conflict-related Development Analysis and Peace Building projects
  • Increased the number and capacity of women who can participate in the government planning and monitoring process through the Local Area Development Programme

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