Yemeni women Leading into the Future
Yemeni Women: Leading into the Future
By: Zena Ali Ahmad, UNDP Yemen Resident Representative
As a woman from the region, I understand the difficulties Yemeni women face. Together with UNDP, I am committed to continuing to help reinvent opportunities for Yemeni women leaders that work within country. We will continue to help push the development wheel forward, building on Yemen’s long history of strong women leaders like the Queen of Sheba, among others.
Amina’s Story: An innovator’s journey to a safer Yemen
Creative environmental solutions to plastic waste and innovative housing
I am an entrepreneurship and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) trainer and an environmental activist. I am passionate about green innovations that drive sustainable economic development and preserve the environment.
UNDP provides support to bring Belqees Secondary School in Aden back to duty
The UNDP Yemen SIERY project and the local Office of Education in Sheikh Othman worked together to rehabilitate, furnish, and provide a solar energy system, and back-to-school campaign trainings for the school management and community to facilitate the girls’ return to the school. As a result, more than 1,400 girls re-enrolled.
Empowering women leaders: Namaah's contribution to community resilience and sustainable solutions
Welcome to this inspiring video that showcases the story of Naamah, a community leader who has made significant contributions to developing community resilience plans in her community in the Lahj governorate, Tuban district.
Haifa’s leading for women’s livelihoods
Haifa is one of many other Yemeni women supported and empowered by #ESPECRP to lead and run milk producer groups and collection points to improve the income and livelihoods of rural women and lift them from poverty. Her inspiring story gives hope to those women who strive for their families and communities to lead and enjoy better lives.