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IRAQ holds a unique place in the history of the Middle East. It has been a powerful engine of regional economic growth and trade, and a global beacon of culture and learning.
Despite a well educated and skilled human capital, significant oil revenue and large agricultural land, Iraq development is complex, impacted by three decades of wars, suppressive regime, internal turmoil, economic sanctions, heavy toll of human displacements, disabilities, and mortalities, and socio-cultural women marginalization.
5 May: International Day of the Midwife; Joint Statement UNFPA and the International Confederation of Midwives
Skilled midwives, with the equipment and support they need, can spell the difference between life and death for close to 300,000 women each year, and ten times that many infants.
On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), celebrate the work of midwives in contributing to the miracle of birth—and for the myriad other things they do
UNFPA Supports the Enhancement of Reproductive Health Services for the Syrian Refugees in the North of Iraq
As part of its mission to support “delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s positional is fulfilled”, and since the early days of the crisis in Syria UNFPA aimed at supporting the enhancement of Reproductive Health (RH) services for the Syrian Refugees in the North of Iraq though three main strategies:
News (September / October 2012)
Amman, 29th Sep - October 2nd 2012: Integration the National Strategy for Combating Violence Against Women in the Sectoral Plans
UNFPA-Iraq organized a training workshop with the collaboration of the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CWTAR) to support the capacity of the Iraqi institutions to integrate the national strategy of CVAW in the sectoral plans. The meeting was attended by number of Iraq experts from the universities, Ministry of Women's Affairs and the Kurdistan High Council for Women’s Affairs.