Adolescent Development and Participation

Investment in education and skills development opportunities for children and young people will help meet today’s immediate needs and contribute to the long-term stability of Iraq.

Nabaa, 17, holds a basketball before a game at Al-Yaqatha High School in Kirkuk's Arafa District.   "I love playing basketball," she says. "I am following in my father's footsteps. He was also a basketball player."
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