The Rights of Women in the Middle East

A discussion about the lives of Middle Eastern women in today’s world –

EMPOWERING GIRLS – NADA ALAHDAL

Every girl has the right to decide her own future, but not every girl knows this – that’s why empowering girls is so crucial to ending child marriage. When girls are confident in their abilities, armed with knowledge of their rights and supported by peer groups of other empowered girls, they are able to stand […]

Ending child marriage is the right thing to do

Ending child marriage is the right thing to do. Girls around the world deserve to live full childhoods, go to school, be free of the violence and negative health consequences associated with child marriage, so that they can choose for themselves without violence or coercion, also when and whom they’ll marry. Not only does child […]

WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF CHILD MARRIAGE?

WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF CHILD MARRIAGE? Early pregnancy is one of the most dangerous causes and consequences of this harmful practice. Girls who married early are more likely to experience violence, abuse and forced sexual relations. There are a host of important issues that are detrimental to the girl’s own interests if she survives, […]

Sexual harassment of children

When a perpetrator intentionally harms a minor physically, psychologically, sexually, or by acts of neglect, the crime is known as child abuse. This video focuses specifically on child sexual abuse and the warning signs that this crime may be occurring.

The Issue of Education

The file compiled on the state of education in Yemen supports the findings that the system is near a total collapse. Schools are commonly used for the recruitment of child soldiers, the report found. As a result of the report on education the Nada Foundation urges parents to use alternative methods of completing the education […]

Child Recruitment Issue

The issue of Child Recruitment is one that affects many children in war torn Yemen and other regions experiencing conflict and instability. The Nada Foundation compiled a file on the effects of child recruitment on the the individual and society and put forth a report on the prevalence and effects of child recruitment. The information […]

Child Marriage Issue

The Nada Foundation was started to deal with the issue of Child Marriage; to educate the public on its harms to the individual, to society and to the economy of Yemen. To this end the Foundation put together an extensive file on the effects of this violation of children’s human rights and produced a comprehensive […]

OUR DREAMS THRIVE A PROJECT FOR ENDING CHILD MARRIAGE VIA EDUCATION

The Nada Foundation is investing in the generation that will rebuild Yemen when the civil war ends. To do so, the foundation’s visionary Our Dreams Thrive project is set up to reach out to girls displaced by the country’s catastrophic violence and conflict. Educating girls protects their human rights and changes traditional attitudes toward early […]