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4 June 2018
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“Sharing one’s experience is the best way to raise awareness in communities,” Rusul, 27. © 2018/Iraq
Getting your period and becoming a woman is a natural development for every girl. In most parts of the world, discussing menstruation is a normal process and is explained both at school and at home.... Read more
21 May 2018
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Child marriage violates girls' rights to health, education and opportunity. It exposes girls to violence throughout their lives, and traps them in a cycle of poverty. © 2018/UNFPA Iraq/Salwa Moussa
Adolescents are subjected to a fair amount of changes at the early stages of their lives. These changes can be physical, psychological, emotional, sexual and others. Yet, despite the fact that change... Read more
17 May 2018
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Ramadan Kareem from our family to yours!
10 May 2018
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UNFPA Strengthens the Clinical Response to Rape in Iraq © UNFPA Iraq
Health care for sexual violence survivors is one of the most critical and life-saving interventions. In order to prevent and mitigate possible health consequences, rape survivors must have access to... Read more
8 May 2018
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Um Qassem, a survivor from behind hospital doors © UNFPA Iraq
Um Qassem had been working as a midwife in Anbar province in Iraq since 2003 when the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) swept across large parts of her country in mid-2014, turning her and... Read more
26 April 2018
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UNFPA & Australia are working together towards ensuring a safe environment for women and girls in Iraq. © UNFPA Iraq
26 April 2018; Erbil, Iraq - The Government of Australia has committed to providing UNFPA Iraq with an allocation of AUD 12 million over three years. The timely allocation will support the emergency... Read more
24 April 2018
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© 2016/UNFPA Iraq Photo
24 April 2018; Erbil, Iraq –  In Iraq, women and girls who have been kidnapped, raped, abused, enslaved, and forcibly displaced are facing enormous challenges in rebuilding their lives.  In addition... Read more
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
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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
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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

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