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Yemen partakes in Int'l Festival for Traditional Arts in Cairo
[18 April 2014]
Legal affairs minister meets UNHCR representative
[18 April 2014]
Hadi receives phone call from UK Minister of State for International Development
[17 April 2014]
Priorities of Human Rights in Yemen reviewed
[17 April 2014]
Deputy FM meets Tunisian ambassador
[17 April 2014]
 
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Draft Constitution ready after four months; CDC Member Duba'i
[14 April 2014]
Hadi urges reconsideration into Arab policies to strengthen joint work
[28 March 2014]
UNSC adopts resolution 2140 on Yemen
[26 February 2014]
EU Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Yemen
[11 February 2014]
Benomar statement on UNSC briefing
[29 January 2014]
 
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Nine confirmed dead, 287 still missing from S. Korea ferry sinking
[17 April 2014]
Kerry travels to Geneva to discuss Ukraine crisis
[17 April 2014]
Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped
[16 April 2014]
Two people dead, 107 missing in S. Korea sunken ferry
[16 April 2014]
Ban, UNSC strongly condemn terrorist attacks in Nigeria
[15 April 2014]
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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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