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“Valedictorians in other countries are honored and given jobs, here they protest!” reads one of the posters held by a protester outside the Ministry of Finance. Another one reads “why??! Does the Ministry of Finance stand against giving jobs to valedictor

“Valedictorians in other countries are honored and given jobs, here they protest!”

Published on 18 November 2014 by Mohammad Al-Khayat

“Valedictorians in other countries are honored and given jobs, here they protest!” reads one of the posters held by a protester outside the Ministry of Finance. Another one reads “why??! Does the Ministry of Finance stand against giving jobs to valedictorians, despite them having completed the necessary procedures in relevant ministries?” On Sunday top graduates from across the country came to Sana’a, demanding to be offered teaching positions at universities like previous valedictorians.

A young girl checks out reading material at one of Sana’a’s small libraries.  Illiteracy remains a huge issue in Yemen with one of the highest rates in the region, according to UNICEF. About 60 percent of women are illiterate and 30 percent of men.

A young girl checks out reading material at one of Sana’a’s small libraries.

Published on 17 September 2013 by

A man outside of Bab Al-Yemen protects himself from the sun as he offers kudum, a nutrient-rich Yemen bread, to potential buyers.  Many families say they haven’t been able to keep up with the rising cost of food over the past few years, forcing many to ma

A man outside of Bab Al-Yemen protects himself from the sun as he offers kudum, a nutrient-rich Yemen bread, to potential buyers. Many fami

Published on 12 September 2013 by Mohamad Al-Hassani

Kudum for sale

A man relaxes his way down empty Sana’a streets.

A man relaxes his way down empty Sana’a streets

Published on 27 December 2011 by Malak Shaher



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