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16 April 2018
Press Release
© 2018/UNFPA Iraq Photo
Erbil, Iraq, 16 April 2018 – The Government of Canada has announced a four-year contribution of CAD 5 million to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq to build the capacity of national... Read more
6 April 2018
News
On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, UNFPA reiterates the right to access and participate in sport, which has been recognised in a number of international... Read more
12 March 2018
News
Workshop on Enhancing the Support for Women and Children Affected by the Conflict
On 12 March 2018, the Governor of Duhok and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq organized a workshop on “Enhancing the Support for Women and Children Affected by the Conflict”. The... Read more
9 March 2018
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The first women shelter in Baghdad. © UNFPA Iraq/Salwa Moussa
Women and girls are among the first to make sacrifices during humanitarian crises. This was no exception in Iraq where sexual violence was used as a weapon of war during the three-year period when... Read more
8 March 2018
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
8 March 2018
News
Haneen Ali* from Mosul was 19 years old when the conflict forced her and her family to flee their home. Alongside her parents, she walked through mine-planted fields to find safety in the Debaga camp... Read more
6 March 2018
Statement
the Government of Iraq and the Humanitarian Community launched on 6 March their 2018 plans for Iraq - © UNAMI
Baghdad; Iraq. 06 March 2018 – On 6 March, the Government of Iraq, as well as the United Nations and its partners, launched their 2018 plans for Iraq – the Plan for Relief, Shelter and Stabilization... Read more
11 February 2018
Press Release
Iraq Humanitarian Community launches the Real-Time Accountability Partnership © UNHABITAT/2018
Erbil, Iraq, 11 February 2018 – On 31st of January, the Humanitarian Community in Iraq launched the Real-Time Accountability Partnership (RTAP), a multi-agency initiative for addressing gender-based... Read more
10 February 2018
Press Release
The US$ 2 million contribution from the Government of Japan will reach 50,000 IDPs, residents, returnees and Syrian refugees in Iraq. © 2018/UNFPA Iraq
Erbil, Iraq, 10 February 2018 – The Government of Japan announced a US$ 2 million contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq in support of the Fund’s reproductive health (RH)... Read more
8 January 2018
News
As humanitarians, we have a collective responsibility to prevent and respond to sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq.
"As humanitarians, we have a collective responsibility to prevent and respond to sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq,” said Jennifer Emond, a UNFPA specialist on the subject, during a training in... Read more

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