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  • A New Generation of Women Leaders in Conflict Resolution
    Feb 20, 2018

    Katiba, a young woman who lives in a remote rural area called Bani Usef, Far’ Alodeen district, Ibb governorate. People of Bani Usef faced many major conflicts that have been obstructing the development in health and education for many years.

  • Providing emergency employment in Taizz Governorate to support vulnerable families
    Feb 20, 2018

    Although the armed conflict has placed tremendous hardships on the population of Taizz Governorate and local actors, UNDP’s emergency employment programme has continued to deliver assistance in partnership with the Social Fund for Development, placing a particular focus on the inclusion of vulnerable groups such as youth and women.

  • Fatima, a Mother Overcomes Loss and Sorrow
    Jan 11, 2018

    Fatima Ahmed Bahassan, a mother from Aden governorate, is one of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis who have been affected by the ongoing conflict in the country.

  • Fatima, a Mother Overcomes Loss and Sorrow
    Jan 11, 2018

    Fatima Ahmed Bahassan, a mother from Aden governorate, is one of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis who have been affected by the ongoing conflict in the country.

  • Raya, an Advocate for Women in Crisis
    Dec 10, 2017

    “I have always believed that the conflict should strengthen the role of women instead of undermining it, especially since women are the most affected by the conflict.”

  • Sumayah, a Radio Broadcaster Pushing for Women’s Needs
    Dec 10, 2017

    "Women are the voice of peace that will be heard by warring parties because they are the most affected group."

  • Fisher’s Dream of Catching more Fish with less time
    Dec 3, 2017

    Mukalla, a seaport and the capital city of Yemen's Hadramout Governorate, is located in the Southeast coast of Yemen and on the shores of the Arabian Sea. For decades, fishing has been the main career for many of the Mukalla residents.

  • Restoring hope of Coffee Farmers amidst Crisis in Yemen
    Nov 29, 2017

    Mohammed Mansour Yahiya, a coffee farmer in his 30s from Al-Dharif village, Burra District of Hodeida Governorate, did not lose hope despite facing unbearable hardships in such tough times.

  • Otrah, a Role Model Beekeeper Entrepreneur for All Women
    Nov 23, 2017

    Otrah , 24, a young women who lives in a very small house in Aslam district owns 30 bee hives and sells honey to different markets and individuals in Hajjah city.

  • In Lahj, Village Cooperative Council (VCC) paving road for the community
    Oct 1, 2017

    Lesha’ab, is a 112-household village located at Habil Jabr District in Lahj Governorate, the neglected mountainous road made the access to village difficult and this was affecting the villagers negatively making it difficult to access to nearby town market and services. It is a hard life that communities are facing in Lesha’ab and other nearby villages due to the rough road which dramatically deteriorates by flash floods and inability to maintain due to the current situation. As a result, some families leave their home and move to rented accommodation in close-by towns to get easy access to services and employment.

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