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20 July 2016
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UNFPA distributed over $600,000 worth of equipment to meet the reproductive health needs of women and their newborns in Ibb, with the support of the Government of Germany. These equipment would reach... Read more
11 July 2016
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Sana’a, Yemen, 11 July 2016 –  Today, on World Population Day, UNFPA, the United Nations Population is highlighting the situation of teenage girls in Yemen and around the world; and the importance of... Read more
16 May 2016
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Trainees at the clinical management of rape workshop, May 2016 ©UNFPAYemen
Sexual violence, such as rape is often heightening in times of conflicts.  In order to prevent and manage possible health consequences, rape survivors must have access to clinical care, including... Read more
28 April 2016
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Sana’a 28 April 2016 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in partnership with INTERSOS and Yemeni Women Union conducted a mapping exercise to identify active local and international actors... Read more
20 April 2016
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Sana’a-20 April 2016 – As the crisis has crippled lifesaving work in most governorates in Yemen, leaving 3.4 million women and girls of reproductive age vulnerable without access to basic health... Read more
30 March 2016
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Sana’a, Yemen, 30 March 2016 – A year of intensification of the conflict in Yemen, has led to 21.2 million people requiring some form of humanitarian assistance, with nearly half of them being women... Read more
28 March 2016
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SANA’A, Yemen – Aisha* was raised in a one room apartment adjacent to her father’s grocery shop in a small town 100 kilometres from Sana’a, Yemen’s capital. Shortly after she turned 12, her father... Read more
9 March 2016
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Sana’a, Yemen, 9 March 2016 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, estimates that at least 90,000 pregnant women are in Taizz City, with 4,500 of them facing the risk of dying due to... Read more
23 February 2016
Press Release
Sana’a, 23 February 2016 – The Government of Japan has contributed $1.5 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for its work in Yemen to protect women and girls from gender-based... Read more
18 February 2016
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SHABWAH, Yemen – The nearly year-old conflict in Yemen has now embroiled 21 of the country’s 22 governorates, civilian casualties are increasingly common, food is in short supply and many hospitals,... Read more

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