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4 August 2018
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Cairo, 4 August 2018 – We are extremely shocked by the attack on Yemen’s largest hospital in Hodeidah. Al-Thawra Hospital serves as a major neonatal care facility with some 400 deliveries taking... Read more
1 August 2018
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Sana’a, 1 August 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund is extremely concerned of the escalating situation in Hodeidah, placing women and girls of childbearing age at extreme risk, in... Read more
25 July 2018
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UNFPA-supported community committees and men-tomen networks organized a series of 12 dialogues to identify the root causes of gender-based violence and its consequences and to encourage community... Read more
22 July 2018
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In July, UNFPA supported the launch of two Family Counselling Centres in Sana’a and Aden to help alleviate the psychological effects of gender-based violence, which has recently increased due to the... Read more
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

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