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Monday 25 January 2016

Yemen: Global Day of Action: CHILD PARTICIPATION Event

Save the Children Yemen Office celebrated on Thursday 21 January 2016 the Global Day of Action “Ambition for Children 2030” with participation of partners, children, and media and SCI staff. 90 members from Children parliament, children from SCI Child Friendly Spaces, local partners, Governmental partners, National and international Media and SCI staff participated in the event.

 

Thursday 10 December 2015

SAVE THE CHILDREN WELCOMES THE PEACE TALKS NEXT WEEK

8th Dec 2015-Yemen, With three children being killed in Yemen every day, Save the Children welcomes the news that long overdue peace talks will resume next week alongside a possible temporary ceasefire. Edward Santiago, Country Director for Save the Children in Yemen, said:

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Yemen – “Race for Peace and Stop the War”

All of our plans to launch the third Race for Survival in Yemen were coming together, until the war and conflict began in March, changing everything.

Instead of working with the children on ideas for the event, and ways to build on the success of last year, I had to inform our partner that it might just be too risky to gather hundreds of children in one place, given the risk posed by airstrikes and shelling. Protecting children is our ultimate priority.

Sunday 1 November 2015

The Global Day of Action for Child Survival October 28, 2015

n July 2015, Save the Children supported 20 children and young people in our programs to conduct a child-led assessment of 105 displaced children between the ages of 12 and 18 from the governorates of Sana’a, Aden, Hajjah, and Saadah to gauge the impact the conflict has had on them and the issues that they are facing. Their responses underline the disastrous impact the conflict is having on Yemen’s children.

Sunday 20 September 2015

ONE IN FIVE DISPLACED YEMENI CHILDREN REPORT ABUSE AS DEADLY CONFLICT INTENSIFIES – SAVE THE CHILDREN REPORT

 

Since the beginning of the bloody civil war in March 2015, an estimated 19 per cent of Yemeni children have been subjected to violence and abuse, with a further 17 per cent living in abandoned schools, and six per cent surviving on the streets or staying in make-shift shelters, according to a new report by Save the Children.

 

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