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Status of Female Prisoners in Yemen
The present article is concerned with the status of women prisoners in Yemen. It presents the results of a field research undertaken by Shaza Nasser, a lawyer interested in human rights and the rights of women and children1. The study reflects the tragic conditionsunder which women live in Yemeni prisons. The article presents also short case studies on some of the women prisoners, and ends with a plea to provide judicial assistance to those women.
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