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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
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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
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 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
6 January 2019
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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
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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
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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

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