Amal Alariqi

Communication and Information Officer, Yemen

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Aliah Abdo Mohammed, Yemen

Girls in Yemen deserve a childhood

Tuesday's high profile summit on early marriage and female genital mutilation, hosted by David Cameron, is a chance to give girls back their childhood. In Yemen, around a third of girls are married...

The Gift of Sight in Yemen

In Yemen, families who have been affected by the humanitarian and economic crisis have been receiving livestock to help them improve their income and rebuild their lives. For Suad, the donation of...

Yemen: Rafiqa's story

Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes in Abyan, Yemen, in the last year because of ongoing conflict. I spoke to Rafiqa, who recently fled her village and sought refuge...

Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage

Aisha, Wafa and Hafsa never imagined that their tragedies would signal a wake-up call for the residents of their small village in western Yemen. The two sisters Wafa and Aisha and their cousin Hafsa...

Yemen: Back home – but nowhere to stay

For the past year, large parts of the southern province of Abyan have been virtual no-go zones, controlled by militant groups.  More than 200,000 people fled their homes, seeking refuge...

Getting back to work in northern Yemen

In Northern Yemen, tens of thousands of people remain displaced since fighting erupted between tribal groups in 2009. Amel Alariqi, Oxfam's Communications officer in Yemen, reports on how Oxfam...