Our Stories

  • Feb 19, 2018

    In March 2017, Fatima was awarded the Women’s International Day Prize, bestowed by the Youth Leadership Development Foundation and sponsored by UN Women, in recognition of her efforts on dispute resolution and contribution to maintain social peace in Lawdar District, Abyan Governorate. She was one of the trainees who completed the Dialogue Design and Facilitation, and Conflict Transformation for Insider Mediators training developed and implemented by the Search for Common Ground (SFCC), an implementing partner of UNDP under the Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY) Programme.

  • Fatima, a Mother Overcomes Loss and Sorrow
    Jan 11, 2018

    Fatima Ahmed Bahassan, a mother from Aden governorate, is one of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis who have been affected by the ongoing conflict in the country.

  • Fatima, a Mother Overcomes Loss and Sorrow
    Jan 11, 2018

    Fatima Ahmed Bahassan, a mother from Aden governorate, is one of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis who have been affected by the ongoing conflict in the country.

  • Raya, an Advocate for Women in Crisis
    Dec 10, 2017

    “I have always believed that the conflict should strengthen the role of women instead of undermining it, especially since women are the most affected by the conflict.”

  • Raya, an Advocate for Women in Crisis
    Dec 10, 2017

    “I have always believed that the conflict should strengthen the role of women instead of undermining it, especially since women are the most affected by the conflict.”

  • Sumayah, a Radio Broadcaster Pushing for Women’s Needs
    Dec 10, 2017

    "Women are the voice of peace that will be heard by warring parties because they are the most affected group."

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