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[28 March 2014]
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[26 February 2014]
EU Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Yemen
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[29 January 2014]
 
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White House condemns massacre in South Sudan
[23 April 2014]
Pirates attack Japanese vessel
[23 April 2014]
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[17 April 2014]
Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped
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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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