2 November 2015
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Intense fighting has left much of Yemen battle-scarred. The chaos has left women and girls increasingly vulnerable. © OCHA/Philippe Kropf
HARADH, Yemen – Conditions for Yemeni women and girls are deteriorating as the conflict in Yemen drags on. The stress and chaos of the crisis, coupled with entrenched gender inequality, have left women and girls... Read more
22 September 2015
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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
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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
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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
30 December 2011
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SANA'A — Rap has won over Yemeni youth. It was in a UNFPA-supported workshop gathering media and young people where the idea for a rap song to promote reproductive health was born. Ahmed Bazugifan and Akram Wageeh were... Read more
20 April 2010
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Tweet SA’ADA, Yemen --- “We suffered a lot before reaching this camp,” recalls Khadija, 25, who has been affected by years of conflict in northern Yemen. “When I reached here I just had one dress. I had to wear it... Read more

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