About Mohammed Gaber

Mohammed Gaber is a One Young World Ambassador and a Focal Point at the Y-PEER Network in Yemen. Since the age of 15, he has been a major health advocate for young people in Yemen, raising awareness on issues such as HIV/AIDS and adolescent reproductive health. He was recognised as a ‘Pioneer in health advocacy for youth in Yemen’ by the United Nations.

Sexuality Education: An Essential Commitment for Responsible Governments

According to Advocates for Youth,  sexuality education began when western countries faced an increase in teenage pregnancies. Years later, particularly in African countries, the outbreak of AIDS/HIV sparked the importance of sexuality education. While the beginning of sexuality […]

By | 2018-07-23T09:49:19+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: article|0 Comments

What are abortion laws protecting?

Safe abortion provision is a public health issue that has been a controversial subject in many countries.  In most of these countries, religious, cultural or social beliefs hindered access to safe abortions.  According to the Guttmacher Institute and World Health Organization (WHO), 56 million induced abortions took place annually in […]

By | 2018-05-20T22:55:54+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: article|0 Comments

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Yemen – A study of FGM determinants and approaches to address the issue in Yemen

FGM in Yemen is distributed throughout the country but predominates in four main cities; Aden, Al-Hodiedah, Al-Mhrah, and Hadramout. In 2001, the Yemeni Ministry of Public Health and Population (YMoPHP) enacted a decree to ban public and private health facilities from performing FGM. However, some facilities still carry out the […]

By | 2018-05-19T22:41:22+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: uncategorized|1 Comment