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21 July 2017
Feature Story
SANA’A, Yemen – The cholera outbreak in Yemen is spreading at an unprecedented rate, with an average of 5,000 people suspected of cholera and acute water diarrhea every day, and nearly one person... Read more
28 May 2017
Cairo, 28 May 2017 – I am deeply concerned by the confirmed news on the  rise of cholera in Yemen, which comes as a possibly fatal addition to the hardships that Yemeni men and women have been facing... Read more
26 April 2017
Statement
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) would like to thank OCHA, the esteemed Governments of Sweden and Switzerland for organizing today’s landmark event on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.... Read more
27 March 2017
Press Release
Sana’a, Yemen, 27 March 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund estimates that the health and protection of more than 2.2 million women and girls of childbearing age are at risk as the... Read more
23 March 2017
In the News
Women and girls see increased abuse, vulnerability, lack of healthcare
SANA’A, Yemen – On 26 March 2015, the conflict in Yemen dramatically escalated. Two years later, it has become one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.    An estimated 18.8 million people... Read more
13 March 2017
Statement
Statement attributable to @UNFPA Director for the Arab States Regional Office, Dr Luay Shabaneh, on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen    The alarming level of food scarcity in Yemen is putting the... Read more
8 March 2017
Kholoud, 27 years ”I am learning how to read and right and realizing how important it is”   Kholoud’s family threw her out of the house when she got cancer, because they thought it was contagious.... Read more
28 December 2016
IBB, Yemen – Shukria was married off at just 9 years old. The wedding was arranged to settle a debt her family owed to a 50-year-old man. “He told my father he would forget the debt and give even... Read more
25 November 2016
Press Release
Sana’a, Yemen, 25 November 2016 – This is 2016 and yet one in three women worldwide still experiences or has experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, usually perpetrated by someone she... Read more
17 November 2016
In the News
IBB, Yemen – Last year, Ayisha was married at only 13 years old. She delivered a baby several weeks ago – a girl. “My family forced me to get married and took me out of school,” she told... Read more

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