Sunday, November 14, 2010

Women's News November 14, 2010

A lot of stuff happening involving women this week.

Iran has arrested 5 lawyersThree of them are women.  They have been involved with human rights issues in Iran.  It is unclear where they are being held.

A female physician from Saudi Arabia, who is a breast cancer survivor, just finished a visit to Yemen, where she promoted breast cancer awareness for Yemeni women.

The UN Refuge Agency will be working with the Yemeni government to help train refugee women in technical and vocational education.

Yemen will also be joining the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children.  The protocol started in December 2003.

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