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Video: The 'catastrophic’ Plight of Iraq's Orphans

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 […]

Video: Iraq Faces Orphan Crisis

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Hundreds of Kurdish children in northern Iraq have been orphaned by the fight against ISIL. Their cases are only just being discovered. Aid agencies say the number of orphans could be in the […]

Iraq tries to Shake Stigma of Orphans

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On March 30, a police station in Babil received an anonymous tip about an infant who had been thrown in the garbage. A patrol dispatched to the location found a baby in a cardboard […]