October 14, 2015

Hila’s Story: Choosing a Life of Hiding to Escape Honor Violence

By *Hila In the 70s, my parents emigrated from Yemen to the U.S. While they did many things […]
April 14, 2015

Forced Marriages As a Problem Across Cultures

Forced marriage is a problem across cultures. This story highlights the experiences of two young women who underwent […]
October 25, 2013

A Yemeni father has burned his 15-year-old daughter to death for keeping in touch with her fiance, police said, sparking further outrage in Yemen, where an eight-year girl died from internal bleeding on her wedding night a month ago.

A Yemeni father has burned his 15-year-old daughter to death for keeping in touch with her fiance, police […]
September 25, 2013

In the more remote villages of Yemen, young brides are a hard-to-break tradition.

In the more remote villages of Yemen, young brides are a hard-to-break tradition. Read about the situation in […]
September 25, 2013

Nadia, age 13, explains that she had no idea what marriage meant in a must-watch new video on child marriage in Yemen.

Nadia, age 13, explains that she had no idea what marriage meant in a must-watch new video on […]
September 25, 2013

In an act of extreme courage, 10-year-old Nujood of Yemen risked her life to get divorced.

In an act of extreme courage, 10-year-old Nujood of Yemen risked her life to get divorced. Read about […]
September 16, 2013

Yemeni authorities are investigating the death of an eight-year-old girl from internal bleeding on her wedding night and will prosecute those responsible, the government said, a case that has rekindled international outrage over child brides.

Yemeni authorities are investigating the death of an eight-year-old girl from internal bleeding on her wedding night and […]
May 8, 2012

Women attacked with acid in Yemen for not wearing full niqab

Disturbing reports of acid attacks and beatings of women are now coming from Yemen’ southern provinces as women […]
April 29, 2010

Reem Al Numery

Time Magazine’s 2010 100 most influential people includes Reem al Numery, who at the age of 12 was […]
March 23, 2010

In Yemen, women protest delay on child marriage ban

Hundreds of women protested today in Yemen, urging the government to pass a fiercely debated bill that would […]
March 22, 2010

Yemen: Ban on Child Brides Is Imperiled

In Yemen, a ban on child brides is imperiled as some of Yemen’s most influential Muslim leaders have […]
December 15, 2009

Harassment across Arab world drives women inside

The sexual harassment of women in the streets, schools and work places of the Arab world is driving […]
September 14, 2009

Yemeni girl, 12, dies in painful childbirth

A 12-year-old Yemeni girl, who was forced into marriage with a 24-year-old man, died during a painful childbirth […]
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