A joint statement of the women human right5 defenders on the occasion of the International Women’s Day

The Abductees’ Mothers Association and the Justice for Yemen Pact issued a joint statement calling on the international community to swiftly address the unique challenges facing women human rights defenders in Yemen, including threats and violence.

On International Women’s Day, we honor Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) globally for their unwavering dedication to justice and equality. Yet, urgent attention is needed for the overlooked challenges faced by WHRDs in Yemen, navigating conflict, insecurity, and limited support. They address issues like gender-based violence, education, and healthcare, working diligently in the shadows.

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