The impact of war in Yemen on the women of Yemen. The women of Yemen do much more than carry guns to fight back.
CASUALTIES OF CONFLICT
War’s downsides are legion
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Yemen has been ripped apart by terrorism, civil war, and famine, leading to the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Women and girls are bearing the brunt of the crisis, and there has been a dramatic rise in reported incidents of gender-based violence. In this report, Isobel Yeung follows resilient Yemeni women, who are finding surprising ways to rise above the conflict and their traditional roles in Yemen’s conservative society.