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1 September 2016
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Child marriage on the rise
A recent thematic assessment on child marriage across eleven southern and northern governorates in Yemen shows an increase in child marriage, particularly among girls, following the outbreak of war.... Read more
16 August 2016
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SA’ADA, Yemen – Civilian fatalities are mounting in Yemen, with some of the deadliest episodes of violence taking place in the last two months. UNFPA estimates over 400,000 pregnant women are caught... Read more
20 July 2016
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UNFPA distributed over $600,000 worth of equipment to meet the reproductive health needs of women and their newborns in Ibb, with the support of the Government of Germany. These equipment would reach... Read more
11 July 2016
Press Release
Sana’a, Yemen, 11 July 2016 –  Today, on World Population Day, UNFPA, the United Nations Population is highlighting the situation of teenage girls in Yemen and around the world; and the importance of... Read more
16 May 2016
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Trainees at the clinical management of rape workshop, May 2016 ©UNFPAYemen
Sexual violence, such as rape is often heightening in times of conflicts.  In order to prevent and manage possible health consequences, rape survivors must have access to clinical care, including... Read more
28 April 2016
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Sana’a 28 April 2016 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in partnership with INTERSOS and Yemeni Women Union conducted a mapping exercise to identify active local and international actors... Read more
20 April 2016
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Sana’a-20 April 2016 – As the crisis has crippled lifesaving work in most governorates in Yemen, leaving 3.4 million women and girls of reproductive age vulnerable without access to basic health... Read more
30 March 2016
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Sana’a, Yemen, 30 March 2016 – A year of intensification of the conflict in Yemen, has led to 21.2 million people requiring some form of humanitarian assistance, with nearly half of them being women... Read more
28 March 2016
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SANA’A, Yemen – Aisha* was raised in a one room apartment adjacent to her father’s grocery shop in a small town 100 kilometres from Sana’a, Yemen’s capital. Shortly after she turned 12, her father... Read more
9 March 2016
Press Release
Sana’a, Yemen, 9 March 2016 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, estimates that at least 90,000 pregnant women are in Taizz City, with 4,500 of them facing the risk of dying due to... Read more

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