Activists Confirm The Importance Of Women Role To Achieve Peace

Women attend a demonstration to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz April 12, 2011. Yemen opposition parties asked Gulf Arab mediators on Tuesday to spell out whether Saleh would hand over power early under their proposal to end the country's two-month-old crisis. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Al-Thawra Net

April 30th,  Supporting Democratic Civic Foundation (Mada) lunched a discussion workshop about UN Security Council Resolution( 1325 )on women, peace, and security. Thirty members of  specialist teams representing civil society organizations, human right activist, and peacemakers participated in the workshop from various Yemen’s provinces.

Sultana al-Jaham, executive manager, stated to al-Thawra “this discussion workshop came through schedules of discussion workshops to  suggest and recommend all parties to set peace and security.”

Al-Jaham pointed out that  participators called for the importance of activating the women role  to achieve peace.

They also  concentrated on the UN Security Council Resolution( 1325) that concerning peace and security and emphasizing the importance of activating the women equitable participating  as active members that have the ability to stop war , conflict ,and organize security and peace negotiations .

“These workshops came along with the Yemen current situation. So, women should have a curial part to set peace and participate in the different operations that led to Yemen stability and security,” al-Jaham added.