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4 October 2020
Press Release

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

The Kingdom of Netherlands contributes USD 7 million to UNFPA to provide life-saving emergency reproductive health medicines and supplies across all... Read more

4 October 2020
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

With limited funding coming in, UNFPA has been able to resume operations in some key health facilities across the country. But much more support is... Read more

22 September 2020

Against the odds, delivering mental health support in Yemen

Years of war, poverty and violence have taken a serious toll on the mental health of many women and girls in Yemen. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic and... Read more

17 August 2020
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

Salwa, 35, has survived child marriage, three abusive husbands, crushing poverty and years of grinding conflict. But now she is building a new life... Read more

9 August 2020
Press Release

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

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has announced an additional contribution of SEK 30 million (US$ 3.1 million) to help... Read more

28 July 2020
Press Release

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

The European Union contributed EUR 5 million to UNFPA, to provide emergency relief for displaced persons and life-saving reproductive health and... Read more

25 June 2020

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

UNFPA welcomes the contribution of US$2.6 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide emergency reproductive health services in western... Read more

23 June 2020

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

The Government of Iceland helps to boost women’s protection interventions in Yemen with a contribution of $200,000 to UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more

10 June 2020

Support to Sustain Women’s Protection Services

The Government of Norway helps to sustain women’s protection interventions in Yemen with a contribution of NOK 20 million (USD $1.93 million) to... Read more

29 May 2020
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

UNFPA has been forced to suspend the provision of reproductive health care in 140 out of 180 health facilities.