The children

The Situation of Children in Iraq

 

Child Protection

  • 99% of all children are registered at birth
  • 4 out of 5 children experience violent forms of discipline
  • over 800,000 children have lost at least 1 parent
  • 1 out of 4 women between 20-49 years of age was married before age 18
  • 1 in 10 women aged 15-49 have experienced female genital mutilation/cutting
  • 1 in 2 women in Erbil and Suleimaniyah governorates exprienced female gential mutilation/cutting

 

 

 
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