Sunday, May 15, 2016

For lasting peace in Yemen, bring women to the table

"...Currently, Yemen is going through a third round of peace talks. Women’s voices have been absent from the peace talks so far. This unfairness threatens the sustainability of any deal that may be reached, and women are worried that any peace deal will be centred on a power-sharing formula instead of a socially responsible resolution leading to reparation for victims and affected communities. Now, once again, we are pushing for the inclusion of women. We will not stop our peaceful campaigns until our voices are heard and until our rights are implemented," writes the tireless magnificent Rasha Jarhum via LSE Middle East Centre. For full article, check here.