Marking World Children’s Day, UNICEF calls for active youth participation and engagement on climate change and early childhood development by appointing its first two Youth Advocates in Iraq
Tuqa AlBakri and Mujtaba Alshawi have been respectively appointed as UNICEF Iraq’s Early Childhood Development and Climate Change Youth Advocates. World Children´s Day will be marked by turning blue key monuments in Iraq, along with messages of commitment
On International Women´s Day, UNICEF and GDCVAW in KRI launch the radio station “Voice for Equality”, with support from USAID, to empower women and adolescent girls'
Under the theme, “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow!”, IWD focuses this year on the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and adolescent girls, especially in terms of increased gender-based violence (GBV).