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28 December 2016

For former child bride, a second chance

Married at age 9, Shukria has gone back to school, hoping to empower a new generation of women.

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.

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Youth Day 2016 in Yemen
Youth Day 2016 in Yemen

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Highlights of UNFPA's response during the month of December 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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