Articles from Yemen
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 October 2021
Yemen: Education union takes the lead in ensuring freedom and quality education despite war
Education International stands in solidarity with the Yemen Teachers Syndicate (YTS), which continues its struggle to ensure that teachers’ human and trade human rights are respected. The YTS is also campaigning for teachers’ salaries to be paid by public authorities, so teachers can focus on delivering quality public education to...Yemen: Education union takes the lead in ensuring freedom and quality education despite war
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 21 November 2019
#CRC30 “The right to education in wartime: the lost children of Yemen and the struggle to save them”, by Yahya Al Yanaie.
Yahya Al Yanaie
From Yemen, where the war has been going on for five consecutive years, I am addressing you on the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. As a teacher and a trade unionist, I want to tell you about the short and...#CRC30 “The right to education in wartime: the lost children of Yemen and the struggle to save them”, by Yahya Al Yanaie.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2019
“Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
Dr. Robert Jeyakumar
I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...“Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
Union growth 8 November 2017
Yemen’s education crisis deepens as unpaid teachers continue to strike
With more than 1,700 schools already closed due to damage from armed conflict, the country’s teachers have gone on strike, desperate to be paid after one year, only adding to the country’s education woes.Yemen’s education crisis deepens as unpaid teachers continue to strike
Trade union rights are human rights 6 November 2017
Yemen: 70th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
Education International welcomes the move by Yemen to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.Yemen: 70th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
Union growth 1 May 2017
This May Day, why not try solidarity?
As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.This May Day, why not try solidarity?
Union growth 13 October 2015
Plight of missing Yemeni teacher unknown as efforts to secure his release continue
Education International has brought its full support to Hilal Akrout, a teacher unionist, as well as all education workers arbitrarily detained in Yemen, and demands respect for the fundamental human rights and freedoms of the people of Yemen.Plight of missing Yemeni teacher unknown as efforts to secure his release continue
Trade union rights are human rights 20 August 2015
Yemen: Teachers and children killed in attack
Education International joins the Global Partnership for Education and UNICEF in expressing utmost dismay at the killing of teachers and children in an airstrike in war-torn Yemen.Yemen: Teachers and children killed in attack
Union growth 12 May 2011Yemen: 20 teachers killed since protests began
Yemen: 20 teachers killed since protests began
Union growth 8 April 2011
Yemen: Violence against teachers continues
The Yemen Teachers Syndicate asserts that at least three teachers have been killed during the past two weeks of unrest. "We know of three teachers that were shot during the recent protests," says Yehya Alinai, spokesperson for the Syndicate.Yemen: Violence against teachers continues
Union growth 25 March 2011
Teacher unions attacked in Bahrain and Yemen
While teacher unions are determined to continue to voice demands for more freedom and rights in the region, EI keep receiving worrying reports about attacks against teachers and unionists.Teacher unions attacked in Bahrain and Yemen