women's right http://kalw.org en Bay Area Yemenis struggle to boost girls education http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-yemenis-struggle-boost-girls-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Not long ago, I attended a lecture at UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall, the law school. It was just before sunset and about 100 Yemeni Americans – mostly young men – filled the room to see and hear their countrywoman, 34-year-old Tawakkul Karman. She’s the activist and revolutionary, who </span><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nobelprize.org%2Fnobel_prizes%2Fpeace%2Flaureates%2F2011%2Fkarman-facts.html&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGTwBLVbiDDrmnJWzYWeoMuOPflfw" style="line-height: 1.5;">won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for sparking the revolution that ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdalla Saleh.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:20:31 +0000 Hana Baba 32349 at http://kalw.org Bay Area Yemenis struggle to boost girls education