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Latest items for Yemen

Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Nigeria, Palestine, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

6.0
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:44 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"In Yemen, the proportion of informal labor reached 81% in 2013-2014, also distributed between self-employment and waged labor, with a significant share of contributing family workers. Informality among women is greater (83%), with a significant proportion for contributing family labor and self-employment" (5). "In Yemen, the proportion [of female self-employment] drops to 26%" (8). "These results are also different from those known on women's informal labor in the MENA countries, which account for 35% of women's informal non-agricultural labor. The proportion in Mauritania is 78%, [and] 65% in Yemen" (10). "The other major category of informal labor in Arab countries consists of self-employed and employers, who make up a significant...more
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:41 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: MULV-DATA-1

"The proportion of unwaged family contributing women reaches 46% of all women's labor in Morocco[ and] 39% in Yemen" (9).
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"The pandemic has only aggravated things, with roughly 15 per cent of the health system shifted to deal with COVID-19 cases. Only 20 per cent of functioning health facilities are providing maternal and child health services" (Para 4).
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"During Dr. Kanem’s visit, she spoke to women at a UNFPA-supported shelter" (Para 13). "'I spoke to young girls and pregnant women who had to flee for their lives and seek protection at UNFPA sites, which are among the very few safe spaces for women and girls,' Dr. Kanem said. UNFPA is supporting eight such shelters and 51 women’s and girls’ safe spaces. Last year, UNFPA provided more than half of all health facilities in Yemen with essential life-saving medicines and reached more than 1.2 million women and girls with reproductive health services" (Para 17-18).
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"One young girl, Alea*, told Dr. Kanem about being married off at age 13. Child marriage is increasingly being used as a coping mechanism by impoverished families." (Para 14).
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"A neighbour helped Alea escape. She has been living at the shelter for over five months, attending training workshops and dreaming of returning to school" (Para 16). "'I spoke to young girls and pregnant women who had to flee for their lives and seek protection at UNFPA sites, which are among the very few safe spaces for women and girls,' Dr. Kanem said. UNFPA is supporting eight such shelters and 51 women’s and girls’ safe spaces. Last year, UNFPA provided more than half of all health facilities in Yemen with essential life-saving medicines and reached more than 1.2 million women and girls with reproductive health services" (Para 17-18).more
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"'When I told my father I do not want to get married, my father and grandmother beat me with a water pipe. They said by getting married I will have a better life,' Alea said. 'My life only got worse. My husband started to sell all my jewellery and when I inquired about them, he would beat me. I then ran to my father’s house, but he also beat me and chased me back to my husband. I was left with nowhere to go'" (Para 15).
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"'It was the morning of a normal working day before fighting escalated close to the hospital. I heard a mother screaming at the gate,' midwife Shrook Khalid Saeed told UNFPA this week at the Al Shaab Hospital in the district of Crater, in Yemen. By the time she arrived at the entrance to the hospital, hostilities in the area had flared and a gunfight had broken out. 'Bullets were coming from all the corners of the street,' she recounted. 'When I arrived at the gate, I found the pregnant woman lying down and crying for help. I pulled her and rushed her inside a car... That is where all of...more
July 1, 2021, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"The health system hangs together by a thread; only about half of all health facilities in Yemen are functional, and of those still operating, only 20 per cent provide maternal and child health services. A woman dies in childbirth every two hours [in Yemen], says UNFPA" (para 7).
July 1, 2021, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1, AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-DATA-2

"Child marriage rates are also rising as families struggle with poverty and insecurity. A recent UNFPA study across three governorates showed that one in five displaced girls, aged 10 to 19, were married. Among host communities, this number was one in eight. Abia was one of those girls – she was married off a little over a year ago, at age 14" (para 22-23).
July 1, 2021, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Those services are only possible through the extraordinary efforts of women like Ms. Al-Shurmani. Trained by UNFPA to identify and assist survivors of gender-based violence, she works on an outreach team providing health services, psychosocial care and other support" (para 19).
June 25, 2021, 12:19 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The chairman of a UN body of experts on Yemen has confirmed the involvement of UAE forces in the sexual abuse of detainees held in secret prisons in the country’s south. In a television interview with Al Jazeera, Kamel Jandoubi exposed the detention and use of girls and women held as hostages in the Yemen war"(para 1-2).
June 25, 2021, 12:19 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The chairman of a UN body of experts on Yemen has confirmed the involvement of UAE forces in the sexual abuse of detainees held in secret prisons in the country’s south.In a television interview with Al Jazeera, Kamel Jandoubi exposed the detention and use of girls and women held as hostages in the Yemen war"(para 1,2).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
June 15, 2021, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Yemen adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in December 2019 for the period 2020-2022. The NAP was developed by a number of government ministries, with the involvement of civil society and UN agencies in developing, drafting, and reviewing the NAP. This consultative process included an initial three-day workshop to formulate the goals and framework of the NAP. The NAP’s four overarching objectives, which are grouped under participation, prevention, protection, and relief and recovery, reflect the pillars of UNSCR 1325" (para 1). "In addition to being in the forefront of the 2011 uprisings in Yemen, women have played a key role throughout the war through delivering humanitarian response as well...more
June 11, 2021, 1:25 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Government of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares that it does not consider itself bound by article 29, paragraph 1, of the said Convention, relating to the settlement of disputes which may arise concerning the application or interpretation of the Convention" (para 80).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 45% of births in Yemen were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .04 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Yemen" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Yemen was 7.9 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Yemen was 7.9 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Yemen was 69.6% (p 72).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Yemen does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 45% of births in Yemen were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Yemen was 63.9 years for males and 66.8 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Yemen was 55 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Yemen was 164 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).