Gender & Civil Society

Perceiving Yemen

We usually hear that the world has become a small village. We hear that information and data have become accessible…

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Women in the Rasulid State: A History of Founding Schools in Yemen

Scholarship on the Rasulid Sultans’ agenda Scholarly schools in Yemen were established during the Ayyubid rule, under the reign of…

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Reem

The sun, at its peak over the dusty, barefoot boys playing on the street before lunch, felt like it was…

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Women and Young Girls Play Music for Peace at the Cultural Center in Sana’a

“When words end, music goes on.” This is how one feels entering the hall of the Cultural Center in Sana’a…

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“Divinely Green, from Allah”

Memories of afternoons during the good old days pass through my mind like a calm stream: the after lunch bath,…

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Hadramout Women’s Team for Peace: The Struggle to Reopen al-Rayyan International Airport and al-Dhaba Road

Since Mukalla was seized by terrorists in April 2015, al-Rayyan International Airport has been closed. Both freight and passenger traffic…

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Child Labor, Fear, and the Loss of a Generation in Yemen

  “Any country, any society which does not care for its children is no nation at all.” Nelson Mandela Readers are…

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A Day in the Life of a Rural Woman Worker

I ask my mother if the rainy season has begun. She tells me that it has not started yet and…

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May 22: Exhuming Memory

Many are the  moments in history that aspired to re-establish unity, some of which led to further divisions. The problem does…

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Religious Intolerance in Yemen: The Struggle to Practice Freely

Religion is an interesting and versatile concept, and despite its multiplicity and various interpretations, it should not legitimize treating others…

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