Campaign Against Aggressive Divorce [Archives:1999/49/Local News]

December 6 1999

Organized by the Committee to Resist Violence against Women in Yemen, a seminar on Aggressive Divorce was held Sunday at the Cultural Center, Sana’a. Discussions and interpretations of participants centered on divorce’s consequences for women, family and children.
During the seminar a number of women talked about their own experiences as divorcees. Attendants also condemned the aggressive closure of the Women Studies Center.
The seminar was held at a time when 14 other Arab countries held similar seminars.