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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
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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

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