22 September 2015
Gender-based violence and inequality are longstanding problems in Yemen. Officials fear conditions have worsened under the current humanitarian crisis. A survivor of gender-based violence was photographed at a displacement camp in 2011. © UNFPA Yemen/Fahmia Al-Fotih
 The 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly is currently underway in New York. This meeting of the world's leaders will see the adoption of a new set of global goals – the Sustainable Development Goals –... Read more
11 September 2015
Emergency obstetric and newborn health equipment has been delivered to hospitals throughout Yemen, where health systems are breaking down. © UNFPA/Abduallah Al-Haddad
HAJJAH, Yemen – Mustafa rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital closest to their remote town in Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate. There, she delivered a girl named Bushra – but the baby was dangerously premature, and there... Read more
29 June 2015
Displaced women and children attend a UNFPA-supported psychosocial counselling session at a shelter for displaced families in the capital, Sana'a. Women have been disproportionately affected by the conflict, yet their access to assistance has been complicated by existing gender inequalities. © UNFPA
SHABWA, Yemen – Three months after conflict erupted in Yemen, violence is intensifying across the country, according to United Nations reports. Over 2,800 people have been killed, and over a million people have been... Read more