Female Journalists Launch an Internet Magazine [Archives:2001/13/Local News]

March 26 2001

A number of Yemeni female journalists are launching an Internet site bearing the name of The Family on Wednesday March 28 2001. The event will take place at the Cultural Center, Sana’a, in the presence of the Ministers of Culture, Information and Communication, and a number of media people. In a statement to the Yemen Times, Mrs. Ikram Al-Akouri, a member of the editing staff, said that the site aims to highlight women and children’s issues, introduce Yemen to the world, discuss family’s health and legal issues other entertainment services.
This is the first time three female journalists belonging to different institutions join hand to launch a specialized Internet site. The team consists of Miss. Sameerah Al-Khiari of Al-Thawrah Newspaper, Miss Kawkab Al-Wadei of the Women National Committee and Ikram Al-Akouri of the Saba News Agency.