Press Release

Internally displaced Yemeni sisters Dalal, four, and Radha, three, cling onto their toys at a makeshift camp near Sana’a, Yemen.  © UNHCR/Mohammed Hamoud

UNHCR gravely concerned by intensified hostilities in Al Mokha affecting Yemeni civilians

Published on 2 February 2017 by

GENEVA - UNHCR is deeply concerned about the plight of thousands of Yemeni civilians fleeing or caught up in heavy confrontations between the warring parties in the Red Sea districts of Al Mokha and Dhubab in Taizz governorate.

UNFPA and partners addressing gender-based violence in Yemen are working to eliminate violence against women and girls. This year’s global theme is ‘peace in the home to peace in the world: Make education safe for all’. (Photo by Giacomo Pirozzi-UNICEF)

Three million women and girls at risk of violence in Yemen

Published on 25 November 2016 by

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016