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25 November 2016

Three million women and girls at risk of violence in Yemen

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

Families increasingly resort to child marriage as Yemen’s conflict grinds on

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

10: How our future depends on a girl at this decisive age

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...

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Highlights of UNFPA's response during the month of October 2016. 
Overview of gender-based violence in Yemen and the collective response of the GBV sub-...
Snapshot of key population and reproductive health data on Yemen. 
This factsheet provides a snapshot of UNFPA's response in Yemen. 

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