From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
More than five million children in Iraq have lost one or both parents as a result of years of continued violence.
As orphans often lack access to medical care, education and even the basic necessities, one aid group has called the situation ''catastrophic”.
Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Erbil: