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Yemen: Government body moves to stem female genital mutilation
The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC), a government body, has drawn up a national action plan to end the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Yemen.
Mise à jour: Yemen: Nojoud veut retourner à l'école primaire, après son divorce qu'elle vient d'obtenir
Noyoud avait été mariée de force à un homme de 30 ans.
UPDATE: Yemen: 8 year old girl awarded annullment of marriage
After taking her own case to court, eight-year-old Nojoud has been granted an annullment of a marriage she was forced into with a man in his 20s.
Yemen: Nojoud Nasser, 8 ans, demande le divorce
L’enfant demande aussi le divorce pour abus sexuel et violences domestiques.
Yemen: 8-year-old girl asks for divorce in court
An eight-year-old girl decided last week to go the Sana’a West Court to prosecute her father, who forced her to marry a 30-year-old man.
Yemen: Gender gap in education among the highest in the world
''Non-availability of female teachers is a major factor often cited by parents for keeping girls away from school.''
Yemen: CEDAW Shadow Report highlights persisting discriminative laws
The Shadow Report was initiated and coordinated by the Sisters Arab Forums for Human Rights (SAF) and sponsored by the UNDP.
Yemen: A regional consultative meeting on Violence Against Women to be held this week
The capital city of Sana'a will host a meeting on violence against women on Wednesday, with representatives attending from Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti and Oman.
Yémen: Le parlement yéménite a approuvé la ratification du Statut de Rome de la CPI.
"Avec ce vote historique, le Yémen peut officiellement déposer son instrument de ratification et devenir ainsi le 105ème Etat partie à la CPI et le quatrième Etat membre de la Ligue arabe à rejoindre la Cour."
Yemen: Yemeni Parliament approves the ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
A letter from WLUML contacts welcomes the inclusion of Yemen as the fourth member country of the Arab League to the ICC.
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