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Despite dangers, an Iraqi mother is determined to educate herself and her children
Despite dangers, an Iraqi mother is determined to educate herself and her children
NEW YORK, USA, 28 March 2007 – Nada, 40, lives in Baghdad with her husband and four children – two boys and two girls, all school age. “Our life is a hard life,” Nada (not her real name) told UNICEF Radio in a telephone interview. Read More >
Displaced with her family in northern Iraq, a girl dreams of education
Displaced with her family in northern Iraq, a girl dreams of education
NEW YORK, USA, 19 March 2007 – Sheelan, 14, has never gone to school. Neither have any of her seven older sisters. Her family is Kurdish and has been displaced for two decades, ever since the Iran-Iraq War. Read More >
For a young Iraqi woman, a second chance to learn and grow
For a young Iraqi woman, a second chance to learn and grow
NEW YORK, USA, 7 March 2007 – As the 51st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women comes to close at the United Nations on 8 March, International Women’s Day, women and girls around the world struggle to make ends meet, get an education and stay safe. One of the places where these challenges are most acute is Iraq, where ongoing violence has become the norm. Read More >
On International Women’s Day, an Iraqi mother and daughter pursue education against the odds
On International Women’s Day, an Iraqi mother and daughter pursue education against the odds
NEW YORK, USA, 7 March 2007 – As the 51st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women comes to close at the United Nations on 8 March, International Women’s Day, women and girls around the world struggle to make ends meet, get an education and stay safe. One of the places where these challenges are most acute is Iraq, where ongoing violence has become the norm. Read More >
School restoration campaign builds hubs of stability in Iraq
School restoration campaign builds hubs of stability in Iraq
NEW YORK, USA, 14 February 2007 – Schools are becoming critical hubs of stability within Iraq, thanks to a UNICEF-supported restoration programme designed to stem school closures and growing drop-out rates. Read More >
Despite challenges, early childhood development efforts move forward in Iraq
Despite challenges, early childhood development efforts move forward in Iraq
AMMAN, Jordan, 20 October 2006 – The volatile security situation in Iraq, the difficulties of managing UNICEF country programmes from afar and the high turnover of counterparts in the government there all pose major challenges to the development of an Iraqi national policy on early childhood development, or ECD. Read More >

 

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