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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
17 October 2018
News
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
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

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