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Rahaf: I Was Forced to Marry My Brother-in-Law After My Sister’s Death

“Two years and five months have passed since my sister Raghad died. She died immediately after delivering her baby. She was only 14 years old,” said Rahaf, a Yemeni girl, “I was three years younger, yet my father decided to marry me to my 50-year-old brother-in-law to let me take care of my newborn nephew. Thus, I got married although I opposed the idea.”…

Raghad’s Story: From Wedding to Grave

Shedding tears for her poor child, who passed away immediately after delivering her baby, Raghad’s mother never expected that her little girl’s marriage would end like this. “I wish she had realized my anger and quarrels with her father before that marriage,” said the grieving mother.

Yemen’s long civil war is forcing parents to choose which children to save from starvation

His children were starving, and now his two youngest were sick – their tiny bodies burning with fever, their emaciated chests straining for breath. Mohammed’s pockets were empty and a trip to the hospital, three hours away, would cost more than he had made in months….

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Displaced and Ill: A Yemeni Girl Helplessly Fights Epilepsy Without Medications

The scourge of Yemen’s war has gone far beyond anyone’s imaginations and has major effects on children and vulnerable groups….

Children Behind Bars in Yemen

On Sunday, June 6th, at 9:30am, Mrs. Fadia – characters’ names have been ch anged to preserve their privacy – was standing in front of the gateway to a place she had gone a long way to reach. The gatekeeper inquired about the reason for her arrival and the purpose of entry while checking a plastic bag, on which a local company advertisement was printed, used for bringing some stuff for the visit….

Have You Ever Heard about the “Yemeni Circus” in Sana’a? Here Are the Full Details

They started rehearsing in the ruined roads and on the different pavements of the Yemeni city of Sana’a. Neither did the ongoing war nor the scarcity or absence of resources prevent them from fulfilling their dreams and founding a circus in Yemen. …