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4 April 2017

Statement by UNFPA on U.S. Decision to Withhold Funding

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This decision is based on the erroneous claim that UNFPA “supports, or participates in the management of, a programme of coercive

Ms.Bangura with the Center team during her visit to UNFPA supported women center in Dohuk Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

3 March 2017

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Visits UNFPA Women’s Center in Dohuk

Dohuk, Iraq, 3 March 2017 – Today, the Under Secretary-General and Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura visited UNFPA supported Girls and Women Support and Treatment Center for survivors of sexual violence in conflict in Dohuk. SRSG Bangura was accompanied

A mother in Qayyarah south of Mosul speaks of a bright future after ISIL

2 November 2016

A mother in Qayyarah south of Mosul speaks of a bright future after ISIL

MOSUL, Iraq – With military operations underway to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS or Daesh), thousands of civilians have fled and displacement is expected to rapidly escalate. The humanitarian response could be the largest and most complex in the world in 2016, according to

11 October 2016

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child

“Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to household chores. Like more than one in three girls in her community, she may be married before turning 18. She dreams about going

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UNFPA supported centres in East Mosul. The video footage is from Ninewe Media Centre, an official centre.
UNFPA supported centres in East Mosul. The video footage is from Ninewe Media Centre, an official centre.
UN Secertary General Visit to Hassan Sham Camp
UN Secertary General Visit to Hassan Sham Camp
CNN Report: Women Fleeing ISIL and the role of UNFPA Women Centres in Overcoming the Trauma
CNN Report: Women Fleeing ISIL and the role of UNFPA Women Centres in Overcoming the Trauma
UNFPA Center helps women Traumatised by ISIL
UNFPA Center helps women Traumatised by ISIL
UNFPA providing Psycho-social support to women and girls in Faluja, Iraq
UNFPA providing Psycho-social support to women and girls in Faluja, Iraq

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Iraq is facing the humanitarian crises and forced displacement since 2013, with over 250...
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