News

News

8 October 2019
News
In Yemen, exposure to trauma and violence is widespread as the conflict enters its fifth year. © UNFPA Yemen
SANA'A, Yemen - By the time conflict escalated in Yemen in 2015, Salwa* had already survived a lifetime of hardship. “My parents divorced when I was 5 years old. This was the start of all my worries... Read more
3 October 2019
Press Release
Sana’a, 3 October 2019 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund welcomed the generous contribution of US$3 million from the Yemen Humanitarian Fund to assist the most vulnerable women and girls... Read more
25 September 2019
News
UNFPA organized the first scientific conference on women’s health in Yemen which brought together 300 professional doctors, medical schools’ academics and local and international organizations... Read more
6 September 2019
News
SANA’A, Yemen – Om Asma’s most recent pregnancy could have killed her. She already had a baby at home, and her body felt depleted. “I became pregnant immediately after the birth of my last child.... Read more
3 September 2019
News
Human interest stories on GBV and RH issues
UNFPA and Studies and Economic Media Center wrapped up 3-day training in Aden for more than 20 journalists from Aden, Al Dahleh, Abyan and Lahj governorates. The training aimed to equip the... Read more
29 August 2019
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, 29 August 2019 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, echoes the urgent call by UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Lise Grande for donors to provide the... Read more
26 August 2019
News
UNFPA conducted a youth consultation meeting on ICPD25 bringing together 35 young people from a range of political, social and economic backgrounds to discuss their priorities and aspirations. A... Read more
20 August 2019
News
The recent escalation of the conflict in south Yemen has severely affected health facilities leading to massive constraints pregnant and delivering women in accessing reproductive health care... Read more
12 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more
30 July 2019
News
n Yemen, the maternal mortality rate declined from 365 maternal deaths for 100,000 live births in 2003 to 148 in 2013 but according to UN reports this is estimated to have increased to 385 in 2015 or even higher in recent years.
Twenty-five years ago, a promise made to advance women’s health and rights. Have we delivered?   Twenty-five years ago, at the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, 179... Read more

Pages