In Marib, Abductees’ Mothers Association made a presentation titled Houthi Violations Against Yemeni Women Since Assuming Control on September 21st, 2014.
The presentation was prepared for a seminar held by Yemen Women Union, titled, Yemeni Woman and Making Changes for Freedom and Winning Back the Country.
Ulfat Al-Refayi, an association member, made the association’s presentation which elaborated the violations against women including abduction and forced disappearance.
The association had documented 320 cases of families that were displaced after the father of the family was released and exiled to Marib governorate.
In her presentation, Al-Refayi included stories and statements of women who were subjected to physical and mental torture, verbal abuse, and detention during their travels.
She demanded releasing all abducted and forcibly disappeared women, and stopping all types of violations against them.
She highlighted that such crimes must not go unpunished.
She stressed on fighting the impunity enjoyed by violators, and stepping up the efforts of international agencies and NGOs to protect women and their rights.
During the seminar, Deputy Governor made a speech representing local authority.
Many other activists had various presentations regarding women and their struggle at current times.