Yemeni & German Women Exchange Experiences [Archives:2001/07/Local News]

February 12 2001

In cooperation with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, the Women’s Research & Training Forum organized a meeting for Yemeni and German women to exchange their different experiences last Saturday in Taiz. 
Ms. Suad Al-Qadasi was chairperson of the forum aimed at improving Yemeni women’s competence in the field of human rights and other issues. 
Representing the Stiftung organization, Ms. Catrin Fuchs highlighted the development of the German women and their participation in social as well as political life and how Yemeni women could benefit form their experiences. 
A number of working papers were also presented by Ms. Misk Al-Junaid, Ms. Fikra Mahmoud, Advocate Ishraq Al-Maqtary, Ms. Shafiqah Al-Qadasi, Ms. Ulfat Al-Dobae and Dr. Abdullah Al-Dheifani who discussed human rights in Islam, women and the judiciary and other issues related to women. 
The meeting was attended by a number of women who work in the human rights field, university professors and journalists.