The Yemeni Women Union has worked since its establishment to improve women’s social, educational, health, political, and political situations. The YWU believes in the importance of women’s participation. It has aimed to build the capacity of women to be an active partner in the development process and to become leaders in decision making position.
The YWU creates plans and programs to raise awareness among society about the importance of women’s rights. It provides volunteer services for all women through life skills, legal protection, health and educational programs.
The YWU has also conducted several research studies that aim to understand better gender and the needs of women in Yemen in order improve projects design and activities of local, international, and governmental organizations. It also was able to implement many projects that aimed to elevate poverty of women and families with partnership with civil society organization in order to achieve the Millennium Goals.
In this book we will review the achievements of the YWU in 2010 and 2011.
Chairwoman of Yemeni Women Union