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25 November 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 This... Read more
17 November 2016
Press Release
(Baghdad, 17 November 2016): Today marks one month of intensified military operations to retake the city of Mosul. With tens of thousands of families in newly retaken areas urgently requiring life-... Read more
2 November 2016
Opinion
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... Read more
25 October 2016
Press Release
UNFPA Representative in Iraq, Ramanathan Balakrishnan, carrying a new born baby that was delivered during his field visit to Qayyarah delivery room.
ERBIL, 25 October, 2016 — As Iraqi civilians are fleeing the ongoing conflict in Mosul, UNFPA Iraq has stepped up its response and delivered reproductive health (RH) services to women and girls in... Read more
18 October 2016
Dispatch
(Baghdad, 17 October 2016): The intensification of military operations to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) could affect up to 1.5 million people in the... Read more
18 October 2016
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 October 2016—I am deeply concerned about the rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis in Mosul, Iraq, and the heightened threat to the health and lives of pregnant women... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
“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... Read more
1 September 2016
Dispatch
Baghdad, Iraq,1 September 2016 – On the first day of UNFPA’s support to WAHA, an international NGO active in the health field, a baby boy was born thanks to the medical skill of WAHA’s Dr. Tayseer... Read more
19 August 2016
Opinion
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Residents of the long-embattled city of Fallujah are accustomed to hardship. But even for this battle-tested population, life under the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL,... Read more
12 August 2016
Press Release
Baghdad, 12 August 2016 - The Ministry of Youth and Sports in Iraq in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized the celebration of International Youth Day on 11 August... Read more

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