This paper highlights the violations that women candidates in the Iraqi elections are subjected to while carrying out their propaganda campaigns, and the accompanying campaigns of defamation and discrimination against them, represented in fabricated images, tearing up posters, slander, and extortion, as well as direct threats by dominant parties.

This paper aims to explain the reality of women in the Iraqi elections – violations, and discrimination, and to know the public’s opinion and satisfaction with women’s propaganda performance in the elections, as well as the extent of satisfaction with their electoral program, the reasons for defaming women during their electoral campaign, and their ability to compete with men in the political field.