Entry #1705: LGBT employment discrimination in Iraq

Original entry by danlev danlev ()

RegionIraq
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionThere are no employment discrimination protection for LGBT people in Iraq. According to the United States' Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012, "[Iraq] law prohibits discrimination based on race, disability, or social status, but it does not address the problem of sexual orientation or gender identity. Societal discrimination in employment, occupation, and housing based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and unconventional appearance was common."
Sourceshttp://www.state.gov/documents/organization/204572.pdf


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1. Revision #264 ( by danlev)
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NoteThere are no employment discrimination protection for LGBT people in Iraq. According to the United States' Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012, "[Iraq] law prohibits discrimination based on race, disability, or social status, but it does not address the problem of sexual orientation or gender identity. Societal discrimination in employment, occupation, and housing based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and unconventional appearance was common."According to the United States' Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012, "[Iraq] law prohibits discrimination based on race, disability, or social status, but it does not address the problem of sexual orientation or gender identity. Societal discrimination in employment, occupation, and housing based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and unconventional appearance was common."