In Taiz: Local Day to Support Women [Archives:2001/38/Local News]

September 17 2001

Under the motto ” for a Better Future” the activity of the National Day to support women was held in the Yemeni Women Union Hall in Taiz. This activity was organized by the Women’s Integration Project in Development, the Society Development Center, and in cooperation with UNIFP. The symposium was attended by the National Manager of the Project. Dr. Mohammed Kahtan delivered a speech in which he placed a great stress on the role of women in economic development. At the same time, the female lawyer, Ishrak Al-Maktari delivered a lecture on women’s situation in national legislation and international charters which Yemen ratified as the CEDAW agreement.