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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
13 September 2018
News
Understanding and respecting human rights, including women’s rights, is not only a moral obligation but a necessity when working in the front line. To guarantee the Peshmerga forces are well... Read more
7 September 2018
News
Dr Al Alak praised Mr Balakrishnan for the leadership and commitment he demonstrated and acknowledged the important contributions and achievements of the UNFPA programme in Iraq
On Thursday 6 September 2018, Mr Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, called upon H.E. Dr Mahdi Al Alak, Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.... Read more
7 September 2018
News
Launch of the Inter-Agency GBV Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the Central South region © 2018/UNFPA Iraq
The vulnerabilities of women and girls increase extensively during conflict and displacement, and Gender-Based Violence (GBV), including conflict-related sexual violence, has been one of the critical... Read more
1 September 2018
News
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
News
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
News
“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
Statement
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

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