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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
6 January 2019
News
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.
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... Read more
26 December 2018
News
Sana’ holding her notebook where she writes down her most cherished memories since she arrived to Iraq.  © UNFPA Iraq/Salwa Moussa
Sana’ was like any other teenager in Syria; 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... Read more
24 December 2018
News
Our team sends you the warmest season's greetings and best wishes for the New Year. May 2019 bring you all peace, joy, and success and may we, together, achieve our goals to support young people,... Read more
12 December 2018
News
Dr Sogunro with his excellency Dr Al Alwan - © UNFPA Iraq Photo
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... Read more
9 December 2018
Press Release
At the launch of the national strategy to combat violence against women - UNAMI PIO/Mazin Abdallah
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’... Read more
29 November 2018
Statement
29 November 2018; Baghdad, 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... Read more
26 November 2018
Statement
Ending violence against women and girls is not a choice, it is rather a long-term commitment.
UNFPA & UNICEF Joint Statement  BAGHDAD, 26 November– In Iraq, women and girls from different backgrounds remain at risk of violence, in their homes, at school and in public spaces.  According to... Read more
24 October 2018
Press Release
The workshop provided an overview of the ethics and principles of quality reporting and story-telling.© 2018/UNFPA Iraq
To provide governmental and non-governmental organisations with skills for developing coherent and compelling messaging in order to communicate with impact, UNFPA in Iraq organised three workshops in... Read more
21 October 2018
Press Release
Dr Sogunro with Speaker Al-Halbousi
Dr Oluremi Sogunro, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, held high-level meetings with Mr Mohammed Al-Halbousi, Speaker of the House, Dr Mahdi Al-Allak, Secretary-General of the Prime Minister’s office, and... Read more

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