The High Council of Women’s Affairs is responsible for protecting women's rights in the Kurdistan Region, and for monitoring the impact of policies adopted by the Kurdistan Regional Government for the political, social and economic empowerment of women.
1. Act No. 15 of 2008 The Act to Implement the Amended no 188 of 1959; Personal Status Law, in Kurdistan Region of Iraq2. Act no. 8 from 2011; The Act of Combating Domestic Violence in Kurdistan Region of Iraq3. Resolution 1325 (2000) Adopted by the Security Council