Our Stories

  • Easy and Affordable CounselEasy and Affordable CounselMany 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 BusinessEquality Means BusinessA 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.

  • My Voice Counts: Women at the Electoral CommissionMy Voice Counts: Women at the Electoral CommissionCasting a vote in the ballot box is among the most important gestures that a citizen of voting age can make in a democratic country. Nawal Hussein speaks to UNDP about the important work taking place in Iraq's Electoral Commission.