Women, patriarchy (Yemen)

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  • How Yemeni women are fighting the war

    , by CHRISTIANSEN Connie

    Many Yemeni women are not victims of war or just escaping or hiding. In many and contrasting ways they are actively supporting it, and not only on humanitarian grounds.
    Since 2015, a Saudi-led coalition has waged war against Shia Houthi forces in Yemen. More than 8,000 people have been killed, (...)

  • Yemen: Honor crimes - injustice for women

    , by ALMASMARI Hakim

    While Yemen struggles to prove it is fertile ground for freedom and democracy, its efforts are often thwarted by ingrained traditions at odds with those concepts. (Yemen Observer)
    One of the more horrific cultural practices — and one proving difficult to eradicate — is the murder of women by (...)