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Mohammed Ali Kalfood is a freelance Yemeni journalist based between Sana’a and Hudaydah. He has written for several international news publications, including The New York Times, The Intercept, The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN), The Media Line, The Telegraph and Al-Jazeerah English. Prior to 2015, he worked as Managing Editor for the Yemen Observer newspaper.

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Yemen’s Children Born and Raised in Displacement

August 12, 2022
Mariam was 13 years old when she escaped with her family from fighting near their hometown Al-Shalilah, a village outside the port city of Haradh in northern Hajjah governorate. After first finding refuge in the Al-Shia’ab camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), less than two years later, at the age of 14, she was married off to a fellow vill…