Khadija Al-Haisami (Khadigah Ahmad al-Haisami) – Yemen

Linked with TOWARDS THE RISE OF WOMEN IN THE ARAB WORLD, with Yemeni Federation of Women’s Organizations, and with the Human Rights Information and Training Center HRITC.

She is Minister of Human Rights in the Yemen Government, see the Yemen Embassy, London, and see also the Ministry of Human Rights of the Yemen Gov.

She is also:

  • the Dean of the National Institute for Administrative Sciences.
  • A professor of Political Sciences in Political Sciences section – Faculty of Commerce and Economics, Sana’a University.
  • A vice-Manager of Women Studies Center, Sana’a University.
  • A member of censorship on printings and publications in the Ministry of Culture.
  • A professor in the following: International Relations, the Principles of Politics, Political Geography, Women and Development in the Faculty of Commerce and Economics and Women Studies Center.
  • A coordinator of women and development subject in Women Studies Center.
  • A supervisor on special studies and researches on women and development subject in Women Studies Center.
  • The first Yemeni lecturer in the Faculty of Command and General Staff in Sana’a (military college).
  • A founder member of The Gulf and Arab Island Union in Sana’a.
  • A local consultant in the Council of Environment Protection in the Cabinet.
  • A member in the Arab Teaching Staff Syndicate of in Sana’a.
  • A member in the Council of Olympic Committee Administration and the General Association in Sana’a.
  • A member in the National Organization of the Censorship on Elections in Sana’a.

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Khadija Al-Haisami (Khadigah Ahmad al-Haisami) – Yemen

She says: “It’s of crucial importance to pay closer attention to public rights and freedoms and it is important to reinforce a culture of human rights culture Yemenis and further social awareness by initiating a partnership between the ministry and civil society organisations in Yemen. To ensure the success of such an initiative the Ministry has signed an agreement with the European Union to initiate a joint project to develop the partnership between the Ministry and civil society organisations” … (Yemen Times).

She says also.: ” … to public rights and freedoms, particularly press freedoms, when discussing human rights issues. It’s the right of journalists to enjoy legal protection, which can’t be achieved unless there’s a legislative media environment complying with human rights principles”. (Yemen Times).

• Ph.D. in Political Sciences- International Relations Section, Republic of Egypt (1997).
• The master degree in Political Sciences- International Relations Section (1984).
• The bachelor degree in Political Sciences, Cairo University, Republic of Egypt (1980).
• Intensive course in Women and Development Studies in the Institution of the “Equator” Netherlands-Amsterdam. (full text-Bio).

Read: First training workshop on ESC rights in Yemen, March 29, 2007: Civil Society Organizations discusses economic, social and cultural rights. (full text).

Her publications:

  • “The Relationship Between Yemen And Saudi Arabia 1962-1980″ Salafi Library, Cairo, Republic of Egypt 1987,
  • A number of essays in 26th of September Newspaper from 1984 till 1997 Sana’a,
  • “The Geography as a Defined Part For The External Politics of Yemen” Althawabet Magazine 1997 Sana’a,
  • Currently, publishing the book of “The External Politics of Yemen Towards the Red Sea Area 1970-1990″ one of the issues of Althawabet Magazine, Sana’a,
  • A summary of the Ph.D dissertation in the magazine of the Faculty of Commerce and Economics, Sana’a University,
  • A research about “The Political Dimensions of the Economical Reform in Yemen” during the Second Economical Conference,
  • A special research about “The Condition of Women in Yemen in the Field of Development”,
  • A research about “The Mechanisms of Political Mobilization in the Arab Society”,
  • Researches about “Woman and Poverty in Yemen” submitted to the UNDP,
  • A special research about “How Women Treat the Environment and How to Protect It.”

links – (about Yemen itself and its struggling for Good Governance):

Yemen report unveils use of children for smuggling on Saudi border;

the Democracy Assistance Dialogue Program;

armies of liberation.

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