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The Little Clinic That Could

Following in her mother’s footsteps, Bassima was working as a volunteer midwife in one of the village clinics, a half hour walk from her home.  


UNDP and Korea support Local Women’s Union to Empower the Granddaughters of Bilqis

With funding from the Republic of Korea, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners are working for stronger gender justice and health security for over 20,000 women and children in…  


UNDP and the Republic of Korea Support Women’s Access to Justice and Health Security

12 July 2021 – Aden, Yemen: The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are working together toward stronger gender justice and health security for 10,000 women and…  


Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project Helps Improve Income Prospects for Youth

Sana’a, Yemen – The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project concluded training of 64 community business advisors, half of whom were…  


Sustaining Life in Dire Circumstances: Providing Clean Water to Yemen’s Villages

Because of the project, water is now available to around 7,000 residents. The 12,000-meter-long network – built by 10 members of the local community through cash-for-work – is now triple the original…  


YECRP: Lifting Women From Poverty Through Livestock Projects in Yemen

UNDP's Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Programme (YECRP) – in partnership with the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) – has been diligently working with our local partner, the…  


For an equitable recovery from COVID-19, the key is to listen to women

Women across the Arab States region want and deserve an equal future free from violence and conflict; a future that is inclusive, sustainable and peaceful, with equal rights for all. To get there,…  


For an equitable recovery from COVID-19, the key is to listen to women

Women across the Arab States region want and deserve an equal future free from violence and conflict; a future that is inclusive, sustainable and peaceful, with equal rights for all. To get there,…  


Arwa, Young Leader

I want to be a role model for other women and inspire positive change within my office. I want to serve my beloved country as we overcome the current crisis, and in its post-crisis recovery.  


International Women’s Day 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day is like no other. As countries and communities start to slowly recover from a devastating pandemic, we have the chance to finally end the exclusion and…  

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