About us

Democracy House Organization (DHO) is an independent organization that has no partisan affiliation inside or outside Iraq and is a non-profit organization that cooperates with all civil society organizations inside and outside Iraq for the purpose of achieving its goals

VISION
A free democratic Iraq where human rights fully respected and fulfilled , social justice guaranteed and rule of law promoted

MISSION
In line with its vision and values; DHO works to promote democratic principles, enhance human rights in general and for vulnerable groups in particular, foster tolerance and social peace, justice ,accountability and gender equality, consolidate good governance regime in adherence to transparency and integrity. DHO contributes in filling the gap of the services lacked to be provided to vulnerable and marginalized groups on the psychosocial and legal levels.

DHO STRIVES TO FULFILL ITS MISSION BY ENHANCING THE FOLLOWING CORE VALUES IN ITS WORK
– Work for adherence of human rights especially for vulnerable groups

– Work on the basis of tolerance, mutual respect and for social peace

– Work for accountability enhancing a culture of transparency and social responsibility

-Work for prioritizing the investment in human resources

Our strategy for change

Promote democracy and good governance initiatives by holding workshops and advocacy, coordination, and providing training related to strengthening public skills in effective citizenship, electoral reform, political participation in public and private areas, and the rule of law in addition to enhancing engagement with the government

Prioritize the needs of groups in need, especially refugees, migrants and women, who are vulnerable to discrimination, exploitation and abuse of their rights in times of conflict and transitional periods. Our efforts focus on protecting these groups, enhancing their resilience and enabling them to participate effectively in realizing their inherent rights

Promote, protect and defend human rights through education and psychosocial support