Best Diplomats organized the conference at the Windsor Hotel and Convention Centre in Istanbul. The conference’s main goal was to empower women and support their efforts to make the world a better place. Where more than 175 representatives from over 55 countries attended the meeting to express their diplomatic support for women’s rights and gender equality.
Representative of Yemen delivered a powerful speech on women’s empowerment and the fight for women’s rights, stating that recognizing obstacles was critical. “I stand before you, acknowledging the continuous barriers and injustices that women face on their path to self-realization. “I draw attention to the historical adversities and biases that women have faced in a variety of fields,” he remarked.
It was stated, emphasizing human rights advocacy, that individual empowerment was not simply an idea but an essential imperative for growth. He emphasized the need to champion this cause, condemning all forms of violence against women and zealously campaigning for their rights and development.
In an urgent call to action, he urged cooperation and collaboration in spreading a message of love, peace, and prosperity for the benefit of everyone.
In Yemen, there are major differences between men and women in terms of access to education, livelihood possibilities, protection, and political engagement. Women face a disproportionate burden as a result of restrictions on their mobility, decision-making capacity, and access to and control over resources.
Contemporary Yemeni women must navigate a country steeped in agricultural, tribal, and patriarchal traditions. This setting, when combined with pervasive concerns like illiteracy and economic hardships, reinforces the denial of their rights as Yemeni citizens.
Women frequently face barriers to basic services and healthcare due to limited mobility and work opportunities. Unfortunately, many girls are forced to forsake their studies and get into early marriages as a method of coping with famine. Gender-based violence and abuse are all too widespread and usually go undetected.
The Gender Inequality Index puts Yemen 178th out of 189 nations. This significant gender gap manifests itself in restrictions on women’s movement, female genital mutilation, forced marriages (often during their early years), and widespread gender-based violence.
The following measures are being considered to address and effectively combat women’s prejudice. These include encouraging equal educational access, empowering women in the workplace, protecting reproductive rights, strengthening legal safeguards, increasing healthcare facilities, achieving fair political participation, and prioritizing marginalized areas.
Enacting and enforcing strong laws, policies, and programs that prohibit gender-based discrimination, advocating for equal pay for equal work, and addressing concerns such as workplace harassment are critical steps toward women’s empowerment.