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1 September 2018
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SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS JEANINE HENNIS-PLASSCHAERT OF THE NETHERLANDS AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR IRAQ AND HEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION FOR IRAQ United Nations Secretary-General... Read more
27 August 2018
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The delivery of health care services in both conflict-affected areas and IDPs hosting areas has been severely impacted, as a result of the three-year devastating war against ISIL © UNFPA Iraq
Erbil, Iraq; 27 August 2018 - The European Union continues its support to UNFPA in Iraq through a EUR 5 million contribution to sustain reproductive health and clinical management of rape services... Read more
23 August 2018
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“Many women desire children, and face disappointment or even stigma if they cannot. A UNFPA-supported counselor watches over a refugee child in Iraq. © 2018/ UNFPA Iraq
Many women grow up dreaming about the day when they find their significant other, get married, have children, and create a haven they can call home. However, not all women are able to complete their... Read more
19 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018 Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching... Read more
15 August 2018
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15 August 2018, Erbil, Iraq - Youth in Iraq are compelling agents of change; as they become more empowered, they can and should, play a critical role in building back their communities after the... Read more
12 August 2018
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We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people belong at the centre of our collective... Read more
7 August 2018
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Photo: Courtesy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Iraq
On 7 August 2018, Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative in Iraq, met in Baghdad with Dr. Abdulrahman Hamid Al-Hussaini, Head of the International... Read more
12 July 2018
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“Ever since my son’s death, I’ve been determined to do anything in my power to keep mothers and their children together” © UNFPA Syria Hub
Shirin was only five years old when her mother passed away and her father remarried. A resident of Qamishli in Syria, Shirin’s stepmother had mistreated her throughout her life, subjecting her to... Read more
11 July 2018
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Family planning is a human right MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2018 ***   Fifty years ago, the world... Read more
27 June 2018
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Baghdad, 27 June 2018 – The United Nations family, the Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict... Read more

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