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Felice Friedson talks with Nadia Al-Sakkaf, Editor-in-Chief of The Yemen Times [FULL TRANSCRIPT]


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/felice_friedson_talks_with_nadia_al-sakkaf_editor-in-chief_of_the_yemen_tim

It was a semi-revolution for Yemeni women in terms of being able to participate strongly in the public sphere in a way they had never done before. For certain women, it was the first time ever they had a voice which they could display publicly and feel safe and accepted by the male-dominated society. But other than that, I don’t think it had any sustainable or institutional element so I wouldn’t say it was a revolution, I would say it was a phenomenon that happened for a purpose and doesn’t have any long-term consequences.

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