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FM warns Saudi regime, its mercenaries of Yemenis' impatience
[27 February 2017]
Yemen, WFP rep. discuss extending WFP's activities in Amran
[27 February 2017]
PM receives MSF director
[27 February 2017]
Police seizes 143 kg of hashish
[27 February 2017]
President receives religious scholars
[22 February 2017]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army kills 11 Saudi-paid mercenaries in Taiz
[27 February 2017]
US-Saudi aggression wages eight raids on Jawf
[27 February 2017]
US-Saudi aggression launches raids on Mareb
[27 February 2017]
Hodeida condemn US-Saudi war crimes against civilians
[27 February 2017]
Army shoots dead Saudi soldier in Asir
[27 February 2017]
 
  Reports
Report: Yemen army announces restoring balance of missile deterrence
[20 February 2017]
Roundup: 309 airstrikes hit Yemen in five days
[15 February 2017]
Saudi aggression launches around 73 airstrikes on Yemen over 48 hours
[05 February 2017]
Saudi aggression warplanes launch 328 airstrikes on Yemeni provinces
[31 January 2017]
45 Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Yemen provinces over past 24 hours
[22 January 2017]
 
  International
USG/ERC for Humanitarian affairs due to arrive in Sana'a on Monday
[27 February 2017]
Yemeni Parliament Speaker congratulates his Kuwaiti counterpart
[25 February 2017]
PM congratulates his Kuwaiti counterpart
[24 February 2017]
President al-sammad congratulates Emir of Kuwait on National Day
[24 February 2017]
President al-Sammad congratulates Sultan of Brunei on National Day
[22 February 2017]
  Local
More Yemeni women favor female circumcision, shows study
[04/July/2008]

SANA'A, July 04 (Saba)- A recent study has showed a quarter of Yemeni women have been subjected to circumcision and 71.4% of the Yemeni women favored female circumcision while 48% of the Yemeni men support continuing the process of the circumcision.

Among five provinces of the county, Hodeidah and Hadramout provinces were ranked first in the number of the circumcised women by 97.3%, while the prevalence of female genital mutilation in the provinces of Aden and Maharah reached 96.5% in each and in the capital Sana'a has hit 45.5%, according to the study.

The study was conducted by the Centre of Gender Studies and Research in University of Sana'a, UNICEF and Yemen Women Union.

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