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11 April 2019
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BAGHDAD, Iraq - Heavy seasonal rains from 24 March to 2 April caused flooding and damage in several governorates in the central and northern governorates in Iraq, especially the regions through which... Read more
10 April 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019— The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more
7 April 2019
Statement
April 7 2019, Baghdad – Today, as the world commemorates World Health Day with the theme, Universal Health Coverage (UHC), WHO, UNFPA and UNICEF recommit to supporting the Government of Iraq ensure... Read more
3 April 2019
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BAGHDAD, Iraq - Dr Oluremi Sogunro, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, met today with HE Nouri Sabah Al-Dulaimi, Minister of Planning, with whom he discussed the on-going preparations for the census 2020... Read more
10 March 2019
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Pregnant women on the move and in difficult-to-reach areas run a higher risk of maternal mortality and morbidity.
Nadia was only 16 when she grabbed her toddler and fled her house in Huwaija, Iraq, while five months pregnant. ISIS had taken over their town two years earlier and, on this fateful night, persistent... Read more
8 March 2019
Statement
Baghdad, Iraq; 8 March 2019 – Women in Iraq and across the world are entitled to live in dignity, in freedom and without discrimination. Gender equality, a human right, plays a crucial role in... Read more
3 March 2019
News
 Japan has been a key partner to UNFPA, contributing a total of US$ 10,552,085 million over four years in support of the Fund’s interventions.
Baghdad, Iraq; 3 March 2019 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) extends its gratitude to the Government and People of Japan for the generous contribution of US$ 1,339,285 to increase access... Read more
20 February 2019
Press Release
  ­Baghdad, Iraq; 20 February 2019 – Women subjected to violence often look for a haven: the women shelters provide refuge to survivors of gender-based violence, particularly domestic violence. In... Read more
20 February 2019
Press Release
Baghdad, Iraq; 21 February 2019 – The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management (ECHO), Mr Christos Stylianides and the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Minister of Finance... Read more
6 February 2019
Statement
Hadiya was mutilated at the age of five: “I was so scared that day; my mother took me to a room where I was cut. I bled so much and cried all night long. I still have pains to date, 20 years later”.... Read more

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