Yemen is the poorest Arab country and after the 2011 upheavals it is facing great challenges beside and the current war. Due to poverty, a weak civil society, and an outdated pedagogical approach women with girls are often left on their own to facing the life and they are deprived of the right to live a decent life. This programme seeks to instill vision in the women and young girls it serves by providing training in essential life skills, health, and social issues. Additionally.
Poverty Yemen is the poorest Arab country and one of the least developed countries in the world, ranking 154th of the 173 countries listed in the Human Development Report 2011. According to the UNDP, 41.8% live below the poverty line. Human and children's rights are not integrated in Yemeni society. Yemen has a high rate of child marriage. There is no official marriageable age and according to the UN and the Yemeni government about 14% of all girls marry before the age of 15 years and 52% are ma
The main objective of the project: Empowering 200 vulnerable women and girls in the following areas: 1- Economic empowerment and providing a source of income. 2- Health education and awareness. 3- Awareness of civil rights. 4- Social Empowerment.
The project will provide small financial grants for the targeted women in order to establish their own projects, in addition they will have the training materials in order to ensure full use of the project materials, and social participation will enhance the sustainability of the impact of the project in the future.