23 Agosto 2018
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Las mujeres se enfrentan al desplazamiento, el estigma o incluso el aislamiento si no pueden tener hijos. Un asesor del UNFPA cuida de un niño en el campamento de Amiriyat, Faluya. © UNFPA Irak/Salwa Moussa
DOHUK, Irak – Hace trece años, en Damasco, Siria, Rawa* se enamoró. “Todo era perfecto por aquel entonces”, contaba. Tenía 30 años y era maestra de guardería. Tanto ella como su marido estaban ansiosos por formar una... Lire plus
26 Marzo 2018
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Haneen volunteers at a UNFPA-supported women's centre in Debaga camp. © UNFPA Iraq
DEBAGA, Iraq – Haneen Ali* was 22 years old when conflict forced her family to flee their home in Mosul, in northern Iraq. With her parents, she hiked through minefields before finding safety in the Debaga camp. “The... Lire plus
22 Marzo 2018
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Survivors of gender-based violence require a full range of services, from medical care to counselling to legal support. © UNFPA Iraq
UNITED NATIONS, New York/KHANKE and DOHUK, Iraq – “I was sold more than once,” Resalah* told UNFPA. A member of the Yazidi minority, she was abducted by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS... Lire plus
9 Enero 2018
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UNFPA and partners are working to protect vulnerable populations from sexual exploitation and abuse. © UNFPA Iraq
ERBIL, Iraq – “As humanitarians, we have a collective responsibility to prevent and safely respond to sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq,” said Jennifer Emond, a UNFPA specialist on the subject, during a training... Lire plus
18 Diciembre 2017
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Fatima tells her story. She has endured over a decade of abuse. © UNFPA Iraq/Salwa Moussa
ERBIL, Iraq – “I was so desperate, I had lost hope. Committing suicide seemed the only escape from the abuse, back then,” Fatima* said in an interview earlier this month. “I didn’t know how to handle the pain.” A mother... Lire plus
1 Diciembre 2017
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Cojine* endured years of spousal abuse in Iraq. © UNFPA Iraq
ERBIL, Iraq – “There are lots of setbacks in life, but what matters is standing up again,” said 33-year-old Cojine*. She would know. She endured years of spousal abuse. It began four years ago, when a classmate asked... Lire plus
24 Noviembre 2017
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UNFPA is distributing essential hygiene supplies to women and girls displaced by the earthquake. Photo courtesy of Civil Development International
ERBIL, Iraq – In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border on 12 November, UNFPA has scaled up its emergency response to meet the needs of women and girls. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake... Lire plus
20 Septiembre 2017
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"Por favor, no se den por vencidas ", dice uno de los mensajes depositados en una clínica en Dohuk, Irak, especializada en el tratamiento de supervivientes de la violencia sexual. La violencia sexual y de género son comúnmente consideradas como tácticas de guerra © UNFPA Iraq / Turchenkova
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – "Nuestras chicas no nacieron para ser esclavas sexuales. Cada una de ellas tenía un sueño o una meta para el futuro ", dijo Zina Salim Hassan, defensora de Yazidi de 21 años, ante el UNFPA... Lire plus
11 Septiembre 2014
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DUHOK (el Iraq) – A sus 30 años, Khawla no ha tenido más opción que huir —pese a estar embarazada de ocho meses—, debido al avance de las hostilidades hacia su pueblo, situado al norte del Iraq. Su familia temía desde... Lire plus