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2 January 2018
Press Release
Thirty youth from Iraq participated in the leadership training in Amman/© Generations For Peace
2 January 2018 - Amman, Jordan/Erbil, Iraq: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq and Generations For Peace have launched a new partnership to support transformational leadership... Read more
18 December 2017
Press Release
UNFPA Deputy Representative presenting the advocacy statement to Iraqi speaker of the House. UNFPA Photo/2017
Baghdad, Iraq, 18 December 2017 - On Sunday 17th of December, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq under the auspices of Dr. Salim Al-Juburi, Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament and in... Read more
14 December 2017
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“I was so desperate, I had lost hope; committing suicide seemed the only escape from the abuse, back then,” said Fatima*. “I didn’t know how to handle the pain, but now I do. I am strong enough to... Read more
30 November 2017
Press Release
UNFPA Representative in Iraq, Ramanathan Balaksrishnan
Erbil, Iraq, 30 November 2017 - On Monday 27th of November, the KRG High Council of Women Affairs in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as a main partner, and under the... Read more
30 November 2017
Press Release
Mobile delivery unit deployed in Qaim on the 26th of November. UIMS Photo/2017
Erbil, Iraq, 30 November 2017 – The completion of the second phase of the liberation of West Anbar towards end of October 2017 has resulted in need for humanitarian assistance for the current and... Read more
28 November 2017
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Cojine* endured years of spousal abuse in Iraq. © UNFPA Iraq
*name change for protection reasons ‘There are lots of setbacks in life, but what matters is standing up again’, said 33-year-old Gender-Based Violence survivor Cojine*. ‘I want to tell women that... Read more
19 November 2017
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500 women received dignity kits this week. Credits: Civil Development International/2017
Erbil, Iraq, 19 November 2017 – In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border last Sunday evening, the office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq... Read more
5 October 2017
Press Release
Outreach GBV response teams provide PSS to women and girls inside Hawija district on October 1st. Credits: IHAO
Baghdad, Iraq, 5 October 2017 – As the military operations to retake Hawija continue, more than 30,000 people have been displaced since September 21st. Of those, 12,500 have returned. To meet the... Read more
24 September 2017
Press Release
Rutba delivery room, which serves 70,000 persons. The closest facility prior to its establishment was 300 kms away. Credits: UIMS
Baghdad, Iraq, 23 September 2017 – As the West Anbar military efforts started, the urgent humanitarian needs of internally displaced women and girls continue to escalate. To meet the needs of these... Read more
18 September 2017
Press Release
Participant of the PSEA training
Baghdad, Iraq, 29-30 August 2017 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Iraq, on behalf of the Iraq Network for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), in collaboration... Read more

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