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1 May 2019
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SANA'A, Yemen – Bushra was only 14 years old when her family arranged a child marriage to an older man, and a year later she became pregnant. She was a mother of six when her husband lost his job.... Read more
22 April 2019
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UNFPA helped to launched the first national reproductive health logistics information management system (RH LIMS) in Yemen. The system will help improve the availability of lifesaving reproductive... Read more
17 April 2019
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UNFPA conducted two trainings for media professionals to orient, to advocate and report on obstetric fistula, realising the valuable role the media can play in raising awareness on the issue. The... Read more
15 April 2019
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It is vital to engage youth as social actors with their own views and contributions rather than acknowledging them as victims or perpetrators of violence. With this strongly-held belief, the Country... Read more
28 March 2019
Statement
Statement by Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s Director for the Arab region, in response to the recent attacks on hospitals in Sa’ada and Taizz, Yemen Cairo, 28 March 2019 - We are dismayed about the latest... Read more
19 March 2019
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UNFPA supported the Ministry of Health to establish a Logistics Information Management System for reproductive health commodities.   UNFPA has provided the equipment needed for the system and also... Read more
26 February 2019
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Sahar’s voice is low; her face veil hides most of her emotions; her hands are always moving when she speaks as if trying to create a visual frame for her quiet words. At first sight, it might be easy... Read more
21 February 2019
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A midwife cares for Mohsina's unexpected twins at Jardan Hospital. ©FMF
JARDAN, Yemen – Over a million pregnant women and new mothers require urgent aid in Yemen, the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Mohsina was one of these women when she went into labour... Read more
20 February 2019
Press Release
Sana’a, 20 February 2019 – The European Union has contributed EUR 6 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to provide emergency assistance, life-saving reproductive health and... Read more
14 February 2019
Press Release
Sana’a, 14 February 2019 – The Government of Japan donates $607,142 in support of UNFPA’s drive to provide life-saving protection services to women and girls affected by the emergency in Hodeida.  ... Read more

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