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In Yemen, one female student is speaking out for girls’ education
In Yemen, one female student is speaking out for girls’ education
There is a spirit of harmony in one classroom packed with teenage students at the Al-Hussein Ben Ali School in Al-Mazahin; where the boys happily take their place on the floor, leaving the few available desks for the girls. Read More >
'If You Want To Be A Doctor, You Need School'
One of the benefits of school meals programmes is that they encourage parents in poor countries to send young girls to school. This means they get an education and, hopefully, the means to pull themselves out of poverty. Without that incentive, school may not be an option – as Salama and Naima found out recently. Read More >
Yemen: Educating Girls
Yemen: Educating Girls
Yemen’s Millennium Development Goal of reaching 100 percent primary school enrollment by 2015 is particularly challenging given the country’s significant population growth and deep poverty. Read More >
A brave young girl who defied child marriage brings change to Yemen
A brave young girl who defied child marriage brings change to Yemen
SANA’A, Yemen, 24 July 2009 – Defying child marriage was unheard of in Yemen until Nojoud Ali, 10, went to court in Sana’a and asked for divorce. Ending what she described as a “nightmare married life,” the court granted her a divorce from her 30-year-old husband. Read More >
Over one million Yemenis to benefit from new WFP project
Over one million Yemenis to benefit from new WFP project
SANA'A, 14 March 2007 - The Government of Yemen represented by H.E. Abdulkarim Al-Arhabi, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, and World Food Programme (WFP) represented by Mohamed El-Kouhene, WFP Representative in Yemen, today signed a Country Programme Action Plan for the period 2007-2011. Read More >
France gives 1 million euros to WFP operations in Yemen
France gives 1 million euros to WFP operations in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen, 28 March 2006 - WFP has welcomed a French donation of one million euros to its projects in Yemen, to assist over 250,000 impoverished people as well as 14,000 Somali refugees. Read More >

 

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