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30 March 2016
Press Release
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
Dispatch
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
Press Release
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
Dispatch
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
2 November 2015
Dispatch
HARADH, Yemen – Conditions for Yemeni women and girls are deteriorating as the conflict in Yemen drags on. The stress and chaos of the crisis, coupled with entrenched gender inequality, have left... Read more
22 September 2015
Dispatch
The 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly is currently underway in New York. This meeting of the world's leaders will see the adoption of a new set of global goals – the ... Read more
11 September 2015
Dispatch
HAJJAH, Yemen – Mustafa rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital closest to their remote town in Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate. There, she delivered a girl named Bushra – but the baby was dangerously... Read more
29 June 2015
Dispatch
SHABWA, Yemen – Three months after conflict erupted in Yemen, violence is intensifying across the country, according to United Nations reports. Over 2,800 people have been killed, and over a... Read more
7 October 2013
Dispatch
On October 7th, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the German Bank for Development KfW signed an agreement for a two-year long program to address issues concerned population growth and... Read more

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