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Kurdistan-Iraq

The data presented is a selection of current statistical information available from existing sources. The Hub will both generate new data and publish reports and analysis based on our work in Kurdistan-Iraq.

*some of the data presented here is data on Iraq. Where data is specific to Kurdistan-Iraq this is indicated.

162
WPS Index ranking, 2019
25%
of girls are married between the age of 15-19, 2016
28%
of women in Iraq, aged 12 years and above, are illiterate, 2008
60.4%
Women who experienced violence by an intimate partner, 2016
25.3%
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments, 2017
69
women committed suicide in 2019

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