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Displaced women waiting for reproductive health services at a health facility in Hodeidah © UNFPA Yemen

12 June 2018

Statement by Regional Director for Arab States on the Situation in Hodeidah

Cairo, 11 June 2018 – We are extremely alarmed by latest escalation of violence in Yemen, most recently in the port city of Hodeidah, one of the country’s most densely populated areas.  In the event of military escalation or siege of the city, the lives of an estimated 250,000 civilians could be at stake. Among these are some

4 April 2018

Japan supports UNFPA to protect women and girls in Yemen

Sana’a, 4 April 2018 – The Government of Japan contributes $781,326 to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for its work in Yemen to protect women and girls from gender-based violence and to maintain their dignity. The escalating conflict in Yemen has taken a heavy a toll on women and girls, who make up 76 percent of

24 January 2018

The plight of being pregnant in today’s Yemen

Sana'a Yemen - When Amna, a 30 year old woman from Sanaa, Yemen, gave birth to her second child, the baby was born with severe disabilities and died immediately. “Throughout my pregnancy I had only bread and water. My husband had lost his job and we could only afford very little food to feed the family. I was malnourished and

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