This manual addresses Gender Equality in Iraqi Labor Law No. 37 of 2015, and the Iraqi Employment Policy. It offers guidance on the concepts of gender inequality and discrimination, protection of motherhood and sexual harassment in the provisions of the Iraqi Labor Law, and international labor obligations and best practices for gender equality. With a total of ten sections, the manual offers facts and examples of gender equality and inequality, data from Iraq and remedies available to victims of gender-based violence, and recommendations to advance the work environment for women and all employees.
Issued by PartnersIraq, the manual was developed in collaboration with the Iraqi Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the Iraqi Bar and local experts. It was made possible with the support of Global Affairs Canada under project name Women Empowerment in the Workplace (WEW).Gender_Equality_in_Labor_Law_and_Labor_Policies_Eng