Four-fifths of Yemen's children are in need of humanitarian help and the health care system is on the verge of collapse. According to a UNICEF report, more than 2.2 million children are malnourished.
Wide-eyed children, women using primitive tools, arid fields — when appealing for donations, aid organizations deploy the very cliches they often criticize. Some are starting to rethink their approach.
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggests things could get worse.
Women Nobel laureates have demanded that Yemen's blockade be ended by the Saudi and Emirate-led military coalition. Its "collective punishment" has put 7 million children and women near famine, they say.
Yemen has received its first food aid delivery after almost three weeks, following Saudi Arabia's earlier promise to reopen port access to the besieged country. War in Yemen has left some 7 million people facing famine.
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