Presswomen taught Internet skills [Archives:2005/805/Local News]

January 6 2005

Under patronage of Abdulmalik al-Mu'alemi, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, the Yemen Female Media Forum (YFMF) commenced on Jan. 1 at the Technology City.

The training course is intended to teach Internet and web design skills to female journalists and was attended by 30 women.

These 30 women were trained in June 2004 to use computers and the Internet under the patronage of the Mr. al-Mu'alemi, who had given directives to train all Yemeni presswomen in this field at the ministry's expenses after it was revealed that only 19 women journalists of 360 had access to e-mail.