UNICEF: Education a Major Casualty of Yemen’s War

Geneva, Switzerland, September 16, 2018 – The school year in Yemen is officially underway. But, the U.N. children’s fund reports the country’s ongoing civil war is keeping millions of children out of the classroom.

More than three years of fighting between the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels is having a devastating impact on children’s health and well-being. The U.N. reports more than 11 million children or 80 percent of the country’s children are dependent upon humanitarian aid. Continue reading “UNICEF: Education a Major Casualty of Yemen’s War”