Gender Inequality In Yemen

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Gender inequality in Yemen: A critical barrier to women’s access to basic human rights.


The Brundtland Report in 1987 defines sustainable development as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own."
Sustainable development must be economically efficient, socially equitable and ecologically tolerable. The social dimension must be a goal, the economical one a mean and the environmental a condition.
Development is "sustainable" if it is designed so as to ensure its sustainability for future generations. This sustainability has a lot to do with gender equality. That said, education is not just a human right but a powerful tool for
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Women's right and access to land, credit and education are limited not only by discrimination in law, but also because many more subtle barriers such as workload, mobility and Low bargaining power both in the home and in their community the barriers to the exercise of these rights. These problems affect their children: women earn only one-tenth of the world's income and less than one per cent of the goods, so that households that are not run by a man are more likely than non- Impoverishment These women also tend not to have their children immunized and not to have sufficient knowledge to help…show more content…
We will look at the development as undertaken by the State as well as different private entities in Yemen. It will look at the implementation by its success rates in the past 10 years.
This research is also exploratory and cultural as it aims to find a method of execution to explain why women are not equally treated and how child marriage is still happening in Yemen despite the efforts made by several NGOS.
It will also aim to measure the degree of women’s political participation in Yemen and see whether this relates to the lack of women education or to poverty or if it's just lack of law implementation in Yemen. We will look at the NGO’s work on this specific topic along with what the resources provided are. The work of the private entities or non-governmental ones is different than the measures taken by the government to tackle this issue.
So looking at each entity’s efforts separately in dealing with Yemen’s scourge while keeping in mind the reasons behind this tradition as well as the position it puts young girls in, in terms of vulnerability, violence, sexual harassment and

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