Made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.
Iraq has increased the percentage of women in positions of leadership in Iraq since 2003. The new Iraqi Constitution establishes a quota of no less than 25 per cent for women holding seats in the Council of Representatives.
The Iraqi government signed of the joint communiqué between the United Nations and the Government of Iraq on the prevention of and response to conflict-related sexual violence, on 23 September 2016. In addition, the government established 19 June as the National Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Iraq made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.