Women

From Selling Bread and Roses to Real Estate and Firearms

From Selling Bread and Roses to Real Estate and Firearms

Gendered division of labor is not a fixed matter in all societies, since it is subject to social…
The Case of Guardianship in Marriage in Conceptual Debates and Real Life Stories

The Case of Guardianship in Marriage in Conceptual Debates and Real Life Stories

Even a quick look at Yemeni legislation affecting women reveals aspects of their derogated status. Among these is…
Domestic Violence in Yemen and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Domestic Violence in Yemen and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Women around the world have long been suffered from psychological, verbal, physical and sexual violence carried out against…
Intolerable Choices: Women Caught Between Violent Marriages and Divorces

Intolerable Choices: Women Caught Between Violent Marriages and Divorces

Divorce remains one of the pressures that patriarchal societies use against women. When women refuse to continue with…
Women in the Rasulid State: A History of Founding Schools in Yemen

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…
Reem

Reem

The sun, at its peak over the dusty, barefoot boys playing on the street before lunch, felt like…
“Divinely Green, from Allah”

“Divinely Green, from Allah”

Memories of afternoons during the good old days pass through my mind like a calm stream: the after…
From Sweet Shops to Festivals: The Women Challenging Yemeni Business Traditions

From Sweet Shops to Festivals: The Women Challenging Yemeni Business Traditions

Yemeni women have managed to enter the business field and have quickly been able to prove their abilities…
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