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11 July 2019
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Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more
25 June 2019
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The continued conflict in Al Dhale'e has led to the displacement of more than 60,000 individuals, and has taken a heavy toll on the host community. The impact of the conflict on health facilities in... Read more
28 May 2019
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SANA’A, Yemen/OSLO, Norway – When Maram* showed up at her parents' house, battered and bruised by her husband, her mother urged her to be less stubborn, more obedient – anything to avoid a divorce.... Read more
23 May 2019
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Obstetric fistula survivors can seek free-of-charge treatment in one of the UNFPA-supported fistula units in Al-Thawrah Hospital or Al Shabeen Hospital in Sana’a or Al-Sadaka hospital in Aden. ©UNFPA Yemen
Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic childbirth injuries. A hole between the birth canal and bladder and/or rectum, it is caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without access to... Read more
1 May 2019
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SANA'A, Yemen – Bushra was only 14 years old when her family arranged a child marriage to an older man, and a year later she became pregnant. She was a mother of six when her husband lost his job.... Read more
22 April 2019
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UNFPA helped to launched the first national reproductive health logistics information management system (RH LIMS) in Yemen. The system will help improve the availability of lifesaving reproductive... Read more
17 April 2019
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UNFPA conducted two trainings for media professionals to orient, to advocate and report on obstetric fistula, realising the valuable role the media can play in raising awareness on the issue. The... Read more
15 April 2019
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It is vital to engage youth as social actors with their own views and contributions rather than acknowledging them as victims or perpetrators of violence. With this strongly-held belief, the Country... Read more
28 March 2019
Statement
Statement by Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s Director for the Arab region, in response to the recent attacks on hospitals in Sa’ada and Taizz, Yemen Cairo, 28 March 2019 - We are dismayed about the latest... Read more
19 March 2019
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UNFPA supported the Ministry of Health to establish a Logistics Information Management System for reproductive health commodities.   UNFPA has provided the equipment needed for the system and also... Read more

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