Category Archives: Yemen Stories

Equal Access Partners with Youth in Yemen to Create Changemaker Documentaries

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To assist Yemeni youth in realizing their rights during Yemen’s political transition,​ Equal Access worked with youth leaders​ to produce four​ Changemaker​s​ documentary films​. T​he documentaries ​​are​ designed to provide inspiring and compelling examples of Yemeni youth taking the initiative to create positive change in their society. Click here to read more about the Changemaker…

Yemen Changemaker Videos Feature Emerging Youth Leaders

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To assist Yemeni youth in realizing their rights during Yemen’s political transition,​ Equal Access worked with youth leaders​ to produce four​ Changemaker​s​ documentary films​. T​he documentaries​​are​ designed to provide inspiring and compelling examples of Yemeni youth taking the initiative to create positive change in their society. The Changemakers documenta​ry serie​s was​ broadcast nationally. Changemakers​ is…

National News Coverage of EA Yemen Reproductive Health Stakeholder Workshop

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  Check out Yemen Today’s coverage of Equal Access Yemen’s (EAY) July 23-24, 2013 Stakeholder Workshop in Sana’a for the “Our Health, Our Future” project. The Workshop was attended by government and civil society representatives from eight governorates and featured a presentation of baseline research on reproductive health in the target governorates as well as discussion…

U.S. Dept of State Highlights Equal Access Youth in Yemen

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The U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) recently highlighted Equal Access’ national youth theater competition in Yemen on the MEPI website. Under the project, six theater groups from Yemen’s governorates of Sana’a, Aden, Taiz, Hadramout, Hodiedah, and Lahej gathered at the Cultural Center in Sana’a in December 2012 for a competition of performances that address issues of…

New Human Rights Videos from Yemen and Afghanistan

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Learn about Youth ChangeMaker Naween Hashim’s inspiring commitment to women’s rights in at the Nangarhar Afghan Women’s Business Center… …and join our finalist Yemeni youth acting troupes as they face off for the final round of the RIGHTS Youth Theater Contest in the capital city of Sana’a. If you like what you see, be sure…

Local Youth Councils Bring Yemeni Activists Together

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  Equal Access International’s RIGHTS Initiative in Yemen educates youth about their legal rights, provides a forum for youth to express their views, and empowers them with the tools, knowledge and encouragement to become engaged citizens. The project is funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and is featured on their website here.

Learning Dialogue and Self-Acceptance

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Being a facilitator helped me a lot to overcome my difficulty with my vision, which is something that affected me very much and my feelings and dreams and prevented me to make friends with others.