A Workshop on Violence Against Women [Archives:2000/29/Local News]

July 17 2000

A training workshop to control violence against women was opened last Saturday morning in Aden by the Yemeni Women’s Union in cooperation with the cultural section of the American Embassy. The workshop was opened by Aden’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Abdul Kareem Shayef and the Cultural Attache’ at the American Embassy, Mr. Kless. The purpose of the workshop is to raise social awareness about violence against women. A number of lectures and studies were read out by leading psychologists. More than 25 female participants took part in the workshop.