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4 October 2020
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A woman has delivered a healthy baby at the Nawjad Health Centre, where reproductive health services have recently returned. © UNFPA Yemen

Reproductive health facilities resume life-saving work, but funding remains scarce

SANA’A, Yemen – In mid-May, just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Yemen, funding for UNFPA’s life-saving reproductive health services dried up. UNFPA was forced to suspend the provision of... Read more

4 October 2020
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Netherlands helps to boost access to life-saving reproductive health supplies for women and girls across Yemen

Sana’a, 4 October 2020 – The Kingdom of Netherlands has contributed USD 7 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to provide life-saving emergency reproductive health medicines and... Read more

22 September 2020
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Against the odds, delivering mental health support in Yemen

SANA’A, Yemen – Years of war, poverty and gender-based violence have taken a serious toll on the mental health of many women and girls in Yemen. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic... Read more

17 August 2020
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Women make face masks in a safe space in Yemen. © UNFPA Yemen

From child bride to fearless face mask maker: Yemen’s safe spaces help women reclaim their lives

SANA’A, Yemen – Salwa, 35, has survived child marriage, three abusive husbands, crushing poverty and years of grinding conflict. After the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she also endured starvation... Read more

9 August 2020
Press Release

Sweden provides much need humanitarian assistance to protect vulnerable women and girls across Yemen

Sana’a, 9 August 2020 – The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has announced an additional contribution of SEK 30 million (US$ 3.1 million) to help UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more

28 July 2020
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European Union provides vital funding to sustain life-saving services for women and girls in Yemen

Sana’a, 28 July 2020 – The European Union contributed EUR 5 million to UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, to provide emergency relief for displaced persons and life-... Read more

25 June 2020
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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Supports UNFPA to Meet the Urgent Reproductive Health Needs of Women in West Coast of Yemen

Sana’a, 25 June 2020 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund welcomes the contribution of US$2.6 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide emergency reproductive health services in... Read more

23 June 2020
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Iceland Helps to Boost Support for Women’s Protection in Yemen

Sana’a, 23 June 2020 – The Government of Iceland helps to boost women’s protection interventions in Yemen with a contribution of $200,000 to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. Since 2019,... Read more

10 June 2020
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Support to Sustain Women’s Protection Services

Displacement and the breakdown of protection mechanisms have drastically increased the vulnerability of women and girls to violence and abuse over the past five years of conflict. Prior to the... Read more

29 May 2020
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A midwife performs house calls in a conflict-affected village in Yemen. Maternal health services are being rolled back amid funding shortages. © UNFPA Yemen

A matter of life and death for Yemen’s women and girls as funding dries up

Hajjah, Yemen – In mid-May, just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Yemen, funding for UNFPA’s life-saving reproductive health services dried up. UNFPA has been forced to suspend the provision of... Read more

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