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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
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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
2 January 2018
Press Release
Thirty youth from Iraq participated in the leadership training in Amman/© Generations For Peace
2 January 2018 - Amman, Jordan/Erbil, Iraq: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq and Generations For Peace have launched a new partnership to support transformational leadership... Read more
18 December 2017
Press Release
UNFPA Deputy Representative presenting the advocacy statement to Iraqi speaker of the House. UNFPA Photo/2017
Baghdad, Iraq, 18 December 2017 - On Sunday 17th of December, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq under the auspices of Dr. Salim Al-Juburi, Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament and in... Read more
14 December 2017
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“I was so desperate, I had lost hope; committing suicide seemed the only escape from the abuse, back then,” said Fatima*. “I didn’t know how to handle the pain, but now I do. I am strong enough to... Read more
30 November 2017
Press Release
UNFPA Representative in Iraq, Ramanathan Balaksrishnan
Erbil, Iraq, 30 November 2017 - On Monday 27th of November, the KRG High Council of Women Affairs in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as a main partner, and under the... Read more
30 November 2017
Press Release
Mobile delivery unit deployed in Qaim on the 26th of November. UIMS Photo/2017
Erbil, Iraq, 30 November 2017 – The completion of the second phase of the liberation of West Anbar towards end of October 2017 has resulted in need for humanitarian assistance for the current and... Read more
28 November 2017
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Cojine* endured years of spousal abuse in Iraq. © UNFPA Iraq
*name change for protection reasons ‘There are lots of setbacks in life, but what matters is standing up again’, said 33-year-old Gender-Based Violence survivor Cojine*. ‘I want to tell women that... Read more
19 November 2017
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500 women received dignity kits this week. Credits: Civil Development International/2017
Erbil, Iraq, 19 November 2017 – In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border last Sunday evening, the office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq... Read more

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