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23 February 2016
Press Release

Japan donates $1.5 million to help women, girls in Yemen

Sana’a, 23 February 2016 – The Government of Japan has contributed $1.5 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for its work in Yemen to protect women and girls from gender-based... Read more

18 February 2016

Report from Yemen: Transforming the lives of women in a conflict zone

SHABWAH, Yemen – The nearly year-old conflict in Yemen has now embroiled 21 of the country’s 22 governorates, civilian casualties are increasingly common, food is in short supply and many hospitals,... Read more

2 November 2015

As Yemen conflict drags on, women’s vulnerability grows

HARADH, Yemen – Conditions for Yemeni women and girls are deteriorating as the conflict in Yemen drags on. The stress and chaos of the crisis, coupled with entrenched gender inequality, have left... Read more

22 September 2015

Violence, inequality plague women in conflict-ravaged Yemen

The 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly is currently underway in New York. This meeting of the world's leaders will see the adoption of a new set of global goals – the ... Read more

11 September 2015

Yemen conflict takes massive toll on health systems

HAJJAH, Yemen – Mustafa rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital closest to their remote town in Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate. There, she delivered a girl named Bushra – but the baby was dangerously... Read more

29 June 2015

Yemen’s deadly conflict aggravates plight of women

SHABWA, Yemen – Three months after conflict erupted in Yemen, violence is intensifying across the country, according to United Nations reports. Over 2,800 people have been killed, and over a... Read more

7 October 2013

October 2012 Eight million Euros for Reproductive Health in Yemen

On October 7th, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the German Bank for Development KfW signed an agreement for a two-year long program to address issues concerned population growth and... Read more

1 May 2013

May 2013 GBV trainings for health service providers and Police Personnel

May 2013- In the course of two weeks, the Yemeni Family Care Association (YFCA) in coordination with the Women National Committee (WNC) organized two trainings on Gender-based Violence with support... Read more

9 March 2013

March 2013 Marking International Day of Midwives in Yemen

8th March 2013- With support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Yemeni Midwives Association celebrated the International Day of Midwives. Dr Najeeba AL-Shawafi, Deputy Minister of Public... Read more

4 March 2013

March 2013 How to Respond to Sexual and Gender Based Violence Workshop

4-6 March, 2013-With support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Charitable Society for Social Welfare (CSSW) held a three-day workshop on how to prevent and respond to Sexual and Gender... Read more