HUMAN ACCESS in Marib Governorate implemented a number of activities within the protection and livelihood support project “Safe Space for Women and Girls”, funded by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The goal is to empower women in Yemen, raise their awareness and push them forward to discover all their potential, and to make a positive and sustainable impact in their local communities.

In Al-Matar area, the safe space organized a vocational training course in the field of handicrafts, with the participation of 15 trainees. The space also organized four awareness sessions in the presence of a number of visitors to the space, including two social sessions on the risks of early marriage and illiteracy, and two psychological support sessions that addressed the correct methods of child care and psychological pressures.

In Al-Jufaina area, the safe space carried out three awareness sessions, the first one focused on women's rights as an integral part of human rights and the importance of obtaining identity documents. Two psychological support sessions, the first targeted 25 visitors to the space and dealt with methods of self-development and stress management, while the second was about self-realization and targeted 30 women.