Women bear the heaviest burden. This is equally true of peacetime as it is of wartime, which destroys both human beings and infrastructure
A profile on The Peace Track Initiative.
Yemeni women continue to be a beacon of hope for our disintegrating society. Many Yemeni women have excelled in their professions, attracting well-deserved international and national recognition for their roles as iconic, modern Yemeni figures, perpetuating a positive image about the country abroad.
A country’s cultural, economic and political circumstances play a part in women’s progress. It dictate how conservative or liberal her verbalized thoughts are, and how much of her rights she is able to retain.
Yemeni women who do not wear the hijab and abaya face many difficulties, despite the presence of many notable female figures in the public sphere who have removed the hijab.
Yemeni women have managed to enter the business field and have quickly been able to prove their abilities despite the country’s traditions and customs...