Region:Asia Pacific Current UN Women Plan Period Afghanisthan:2018-2022
i-icon World Bank Income Classification:Low Income The World Bank classifies economies for analytical purposes into four income groups: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high income. For this purpose it uses gross national income (GNI) per capita data in U.S. dollars, converted from local currency using the World Bank Atlas method, which is applied to smooth exchange rate fluctuations. i-icon Least Developed Country:Yes Since 1971, the United Nations has recognized LDCs as a category of States that are deemed highly disadvantaged in their development process, for structural, historical and also geographical reasons. Three criteria are used: per capita income, human assets, and economic vulnerability. i-icon Gender Inequality Index:0.575 GII is a composite metric of gender inequality using three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market. A low GII value indicates low inequality between women and men, and vice-versa. i-icon Gender Development Index:0.723 GDI measures gender inequalities in achievement in three basic dimensions of human development: health, education, and command over economic resources.
i-icon Population:209,497,025 Source of population data: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). World Population Prospects: The 2022 Revision Male:19,976,265 (9.5%) Female:189,520,760 (90.5%)
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outcome XM-DAC-41146-YEM_D_4.1

Yemeni women and Youth participate in and influence the peace and security processes in Yemen

Yemeni women and youth participated in peace and security processes by collaborating and jointly working to move along the current stalled context of the peace process and explore ways for a Yemeni women’s peace process with the active engagement of youth and by developing skills and knowledge to effectively influence these processes. Additionally, UN Women beneficiaries possess the knowledge and skills to enable civil society, women and youth to assume a leadership position and be recognized as an equal partner to men in different initiatives, effectively using the tools provided to mediate and salvage amicable solutions for conflict-related situations.
outcome XM-DAC-41146-YEM_D_6.1

Yemeni stakeholders assess progress made in implementation of norms, policies and standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

Yemeni stakeholders were able to assess programs support and measure the progress made in the implementation of norms, policies and standards on gender equality through a number of international and national fora, and the development of a series of knowledge products on Yemeni women’s social, economic and political situation.
outcome XM-DAC-41146-YEM_D_4.2

Women have access and are served by humanitarian responses and recovery processes in Yemen

Women received humanitarian and recovery support through different activites and projects implemented by civil society organisations and partners. This includes providing technical and legal support services, capacity building and insitutional building. A highly functional support network is now operational and provides access to protection mechanisms and services to vulnerable women in Al-Mukalla, Hadramout. GBV survivors are able to access protection services. women and girls GBV survivors accessed psychosocial support and GBV services. Survivors of violence able to access support through hotline services. stakeholders are aware of GBV risks and the gendered impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Women centers in Hudaidah, Aden and Hadramaut are now able to provide a comprehensive set of services including legal aid, case management, counselling, awareness raising, health care and childcare services to the women in need. staff of the centers possess enhanced knowledge and skills on GBV management. GBV survivors benefitted from referral services and have now access to mechanisms implemented by government authorities, INGOs and NGOs. women’s center in Hudaidah is now providing enhanced GBV, protection and childcare services to vulnerable women, and applies minimum standard requirements.Women in high-risk situations accessed new sources of income and economic opportunities through targeted cash-based interventions and the development of professional capacities and skills. marginalized and vulnerable women have increased skills and capacity for income generation. Yemeni Women are able to break the violence circle and own economic independence and being able to support their families in particular women house holds.
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