Saudi-led military aggression, siege have left over 2,400 Yemeni women dead: Rights group

Saudi-led military aggression, siege have left over 2,400 Yemeni women dead: Rights group

A human rights group says more than 2,400 Yemeni women have lost their lives ever since Saudi Arabia and its regional allies launched a bloody military onslaught against the crisis-stricken Arab country roughly seven years ago.

The Sana’a-based Entesaf Organization for Women and Child Rights, in a report released on Thursday, announced that 2,412 women have been killed and 2,825 others sustained injuries as a result of the incessant Saudi-led airstrikes, and the fallout of the tight blockade.

The report highlighted that the situation of Yemeni women in areas controlled by the Saudi-led coalition forces and their Takfiri mercenaries loyal to fugitive former Yemeni President, Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, is fairly dire; and the level of violence against them has soared by 63% since the start of the Saudi-led aggression.

It pointed out that the devastating Saudi military campaign, together with the brutal siege, has deprived Yemeni women of their basic…

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