UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
25 November 2016
The onset of the 20-month long crisis has placed nearly 3 million women and girls at risk of gender-based violence across the country. Some 8,031 incidents of gender-based violence were recorded between January and September 2016, which includes incidence of child marriage, rape and domestic violence, with 64 percent of cases...
17 November 2016
Attempts to set 18 as the minimum marrying age collapsed with the outbreak of the conflict last year. And today, child marriage rates could be much higher.
24 October 2016
Conflicts and situations of displacement increase the challenges faced by girls as occurrence of violence against women, including early marriage, child marriage and trafficking rise. In Yemen, the conflict has displaced nearly 400,000 girls below 18 years of age; 1.83 million children have lost access to schools, including a...