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Houthis Violating Women’s and Girls' Rights in Yemen

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A Yemeni woman shops at a market in Yemen's third city of Taiz, on December 15, 2022. © 2022 Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP via Getty Images Several United Nations human rights experts recently sent a letter to Ansar Allah – also known as the Houthis – the de facto authority in much of Yemen, including the capital Sana’a, detailing the group’s “systematic violations of women’s and girls' rights,” including their rights to freedom of movement, freedom of expression, health, and work, as well as widespread discrimination. The Houthis have increasingly restricted women’s freedoms…

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