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After months of displacement, 25 year-old Ayad: UNDP helped restart the life of my family in Tikrit For 25 year-old Ayad, the café he owns in the city of Tikrit, in Salah al-Din Governorate in Iraq, with his three brothers is the realization of a life-long dream and a valuable source of income and stability for his family. Bringing Back the Smile - Zuhria’s story Cash-for-work, a boost for vulnerable households In the face of Iraq's humanitarian emergency with 2.5 million displaced people, UNDP engaged with several local non-government organizations to offer cash-for-work, particularly for public works improving camp basic social infrastructure. These cash-for-work activities, provided temporary income to 2,360 displaced persons in camps in 2014. Dignity Restored - Maryam's Story Easy and Affordable Counsel Many Iraqis confronting the judicial system do not have either the legal knowledge on how to defend or enforce their rights nor have the financial means to afford counsel. Eliza, a 14 year old Iraqi Kurdish girl fell in love with the neighbours’ son and became pregnant. Equality Means Business A number of remarkable Iraqi women entrepreneurs who managed to break social barriers and venture with successful small businesses came together to share the challenges they faced and how they overcame to become an integral part of the Iraqi economy. Fallujah Maternity and Children’s Hospital Opens Jan 15, 2016 Fast Facts: Strengthening Participatory and Accountable Governance Project The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiated Strengthening Participatory and Accountable Governance Project, as part of its Parliament, Civil Society and Human Rights Programme. The Fast Facts sheet summarizes key results achieved in 2015. Getting Back on Track: A small cake factory provides skills training and an economic lifeline for displaced Yazidi women The Dost Bakery, a small cake factory, was established in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in the autumn of 2015. Dost means “friend” in Kurdish, and the bakery is indeed run by ten friends, all women and most of them displaced members of the Yazidi minority, now living in and around the Sharia Camp near the city of Dohuk. Innovative Iraqi idea receives top prize A number of remarkable young Iraqi entrepreneurs are managing to break through and establish successful businesses. One such individual was Sarhang Hars, a master’s degree student from Iraq’s Kurdistan Region whose idea recently won the Hurilab competition in Armenia.