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6 February 2019

Protecting Girls in Iraq from Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one of the most inhuman acts of gender-based violence in the world.

The psychological and emotional wounds of war in Iraq have left thousands of women and girls in need of mental health assistance and psychosocial support.

6 January 2019

UNFPA and Spain Join Efforts to Enhance Access to Psychosocial and Mental Health Services in Iraq

06 January 2019; Baghdad, Iraq - The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) joined efforts with UNFPA to improve access to psychosocial, mental health, and GBV services to women and girls in Iraq through a contribution of €400,000 to the programme. The conflict in Iraq has had major psychological and

Sana’ holding her notebook where she writes down her most cherished memories since she arrived to Iraq.  © UNFPA Iraq/Salwa Moussa

26 December 2018

Challenging memory loss and displacement

Sana’ was a like any other teenager; she was a guitar aficionada and an A-student with a love for writing poems. Her favourite getaways were the weekends when her father took her and her siblings to the waterfall and...

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In 2019, UNFPA requires US$ 22 million for its humanitarian response to the on-going...
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