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12 August 2021

Young leaders blaze the trail toward a more equitable future

In the face of extraordinary challenges, young people are not only calling for change – they are the change.

29 June 2021
A reproductive health worker exits a tent in a displacement camp where she is providing services. UNFPA is the sole provider of life-saving reproductive health services in Yemen. © UNFPA Yemen

Pandemic, conflict continue to upend life for women in Yemen

Fatima Mujawash speaks about the struggles of displacement amid the pandemic – and finding new strength amid the hardship.

13 June 2021

EU supports UNFPA for lifesaving aid to women, girls and the displaced in Yemen

Nearly half a million of the most vulnerable women and girls in Yemen will receive emergency relief, life-saving reproductive health and mental... Read more

1 June 2021

Upgrading Health Facilities to Save Lives

Many people, especially women die because of the lack of health services in remote areas. Having the medicines, supplies and facilities, provided... Read more

30 May 2021
Press Release

The Republic of Korea partners with UNFPA to improve access to maternal health services for women and girls in Yemen

UNFPA, received a contribution of USD 500,000 from the Republic of Korea to improve access to lifesaving maternal health services for vulnerable... Read more

23 May 2021
Khetam being treated at a UNFPA-supported fistula facility in Sana'a ©UNFPA Yemen

Despite stigma and rejection, Fistula survivor in Yemen find a new hope

Khetam got a fistula when she was only 16 years old. Months after her marriage, her newborn died due to difficult labor. Her birth lasted for three... Read more

14 May 2021
Hala receiving her identification documents at the safe space. © UNFPA Yemen

Helping displaced women regain their identity

Safe spaces help displaced women with identification documents to regain their identify and access services.

10 May 2021
Skills building courses offered to survivors of violence at UNFPA-supported safe spaces  ©UNFPA Yemen

Safe spaces help to rebuild lives of women faced with violence

Safe spaces provide women face with violence the skills and support to rebuild their lives

1 April 2021
Midwife Rahma attends to Halima, who is due to give birth during Ramadan, at her home that has been outfitted as a maternity clinic. © UNFPA Yemen

Yemeni midwives help deliver hope during Ramadan

In a country ravaged by conflict, where only half of health facilities are operable and only one in five of those remaining offer maternal care,... Read more

25 March 2021
Midwife Shrook Khalid Saeed tells UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem about a harrowing delivery. © UNFPA Yemen

Motherhood on the brink: Pregnant women in Yemen under famine and violence

“It was the morning of a normal working day before fighting escalated close to the hospital. I heard a mother screaming at the gate,” midwife Shrook... Read more