Ensuring rights and choices for all


Dr Sogunro with his excellency Dr Al Alwan - © UNFPA Iraq Photo

12 December 2018

Family Planning at the Heart of the Discussions with the Minister of Health

On Monday 10 December, Dr Oluremi Sogunro, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, met with his excellency Dr Ala'a Al Alwan, the Iraqi Minister of Health, with whom he discussed several health-related issues, with a particular focus on family planning, maternal health, and the clinical management of rape. The discussions emphasised the

At the launch of the national strategy to combat violence against women - UNAMI PIO/Mazin Abdallah

9 December 2018

Government of Iraq and United Nations Launch National Strategy to Combat Violence Against Women in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq, 9 December 2018 – The Government of Iraq and the United Nations in Iraq launched today a national strategy to combat violence against women, a significant step towards achieving women’s rights. This strategy provides an overall framework on which policy and decision makers will draw to take concrete actions aimed

29 November 2018

UNFPA Denounces the Attacks on Directorates Protecting Women in Iraq

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq condemns the cowardly attack on the office of the Directorate to Combat Violence against Women (DCVAW) in Sulaymaniyah on 29 November by four gunmen using heavy...



This Quarterly Update summarizes the work of UNFPA in Iraq for the months of July,...
The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and...

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