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17 October 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they... Read more
10 October 2018
Statement
A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the right of everyone.
Today on World Mental Health Day, UNFPA calls for strengthened action to provide services for the mental health of young people.  A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the... Read more
5 October 2018
News
Nadia Murad wins the Nobel Peace Prize 2018
Erbil, Iraq; 5 October 2018 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq congratulates the Yazidi human rights activist, Nadia Murad, who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for her... Read more
4 October 2018
News
Newly-appointed UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Oluremi Sogunro
Baghdad, Iraq; 4 October 2018 –  Newly-appointed UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Oluremi Sogunro, has assumed official duties after presenting his letters of credence in Bagdad to the Head of the... Read more
27 September 2018
Press Release
From 2014 onward, the organization established over 94 reproductive health service delivery points © UNFPA Iraq
A new commitment from the Republic of Korea will support UNFPA in strengthening services to address sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence in Iraq, to meet the complex needs of... Read more
26 September 2018
Press Release
Erbil, Iraq; 26 September 2018 - Survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) can now dial “119” to receive support, counselling, and referrals to community-based... Read more
13 September 2018
News
Understanding and respecting human rights, including women’s rights, is not only a moral obligation but a necessity when working in the front line. To guarantee the Peshmerga forces are well... Read more
13 September 2018
Press Release
IOM Photo
13 September 2018, Erbil, Iraq - The Kurdistan Region Statistics Office (KRSO), UNFPA, and IOM launched today the demographic survey of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), one of the largest... Read more
7 September 2018
News
Launch of the Inter-Agency GBV Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the Central South region © 2018/UNFPA Iraq
The vulnerabilities of women and girls increase extensively during conflict and displacement, and Gender-Based Violence (GBV), including conflict-related sexual violence, has been one of the critical... Read more
7 September 2018
News
Dr Al Alak praised Mr Balakrishnan for the leadership and commitment he demonstrated and acknowledged the important contributions and achievements of the UNFPA programme in Iraq
On Thursday 6 September 2018, Mr Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, called upon H.E. Dr Mahdi Al Alak, Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.... Read more

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