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17 July 2018
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UNFPA Representative to Yemen speaking at the World Population Day event in Sana'a
Sana’a, 17 July 2018 - Under the theme of “Health Family Planning is a Right for Every Family”, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Yemen, and the National Population Council held an event... Read more
25 June 2018
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SANA’A, Yemen – Najat, a trained midwife, was well aware of the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth. But when her own health needs and professional judgment clashed with her husband’s traditional... Read more
12 June 2018
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Displaced women waiting for reproductive health services at a health facility in Hodeidah © UNFPA Yemen
Cairo, 11 June 2018 – We are extremely alarmed by latest escalation of violence in Yemen, most recently in the port city of Hodeidah, one of the country’s most densely populated areas.  In the event... Read more
21 May 2018
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SANA’A, Yemen – Shaima, 20, has experienced more than her share of suffering. Displaced by conflict, she was married off at 14, then endured pregnancy after pregnancy before her body was ready. She... Read more
4 May 2018
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Hajjah, Yemen – “When the war broke out, I left my job in the city and came to Aslam,” Rawthah Ahmed, a midwife with 25 years of experience, told UNFPA. Her services are desperately needed in Aslam,... Read more
4 April 2018
Press Release
Sana’a, 4 April 2018 – The Government of Japan contributes $781,326 to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for its work in Yemen to protect women and girls from gender-based violence and to... Read more
24 January 2018
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Sana'a Yemen - When Amna, a 30 year old woman from Sanaa, Yemen, gave birth to her second child, the baby was born with severe disabilities and died immediately. “Throughout my pregnancy I had only... Read more
11 November 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York -- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is concerned about the effects of the total closure of air, sea and land access to Yemen on the people in the country,... Read more
21 July 2017
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SANA’A, Yemen – The cholera outbreak in Yemen is spreading at an unprecedented rate, with an average of 5,000 people suspected of cholera and acute water diarrhea every day, and nearly one person... Read more
28 May 2017
Cairo, 28 May 2017 – I am deeply concerned by the confirmed news on the  rise of cholera in Yemen, which comes as a possibly fatal addition to the hardships that Yemeni men and women have been facing... Read more

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