Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

Despite advances gained from women’s strong participation in the 2011 uprisings against the dictatorship of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Salih, and despite the fact that they continue to play an essential role in the day-to-day survival of their communities, three years of war and militarization have resulted in a significant setback for Yemeni women and increased their marginalization from formal political and conflict-resolution channels. Yet they continue to struggle for their rights and representation.

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How to cite this article:

Afrah Nasser "Yemen’s Women Confront War’s Marginalization," Middle East Report 289 (Winter 2018).