Episode 31

Published on:

16th Jul 2020

Hadil Al-Ashwal: Yemeni Advocate for Gender Equality

Hadil Al-Ashwal is the Founder & Managing Director of the MENA Advocates for Gender Equality. Born and raised in Yemen, she has lived in different countries in the Middle East, Europe, and North America. Hadil holds an MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University where she was selected as a representative, exemplary woman to inspire others. Currently, she works as a consultant at The World Bank. According to Hadil Yemeni women have gained strength from their struggle against gender inequality saying, “We always have to prove ourselves and this builds our resilience.”

@hadilal_ashwal @menaageinitiative

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About the Podcast

Yemen News
News and Stories from the Yemeni People
After living in Yemen for 10 years, and now assisting the Yemen response from abroad for five years I have realized the importance of telling the stories of Yemenis inside Yemen.
This podcast features up to date news coming out of Yemen. How are Yemenis living? What is the real situation on the ground? Listen to the stories of their joys, fears, suffering, and resilience and learn about opportunities for you to be a part of their story.

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Alex Williams

Alex Williams founded Yemen News in 2020. Alex lived in Yemen for ten years where he worked in the private sector. For the last five years, he has been assisting the response of local civil society organizations in Yemen while living abroad. He visited Yemen again in 2019 and the visit motivated him to create more opportunities for Yemenis to tell their stories directly to the international community.