Summary of the highlights of SEYAJ successes

SEYAJ is a national strategic partner of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in monitoring and documenting violations of children’s rights in armed conflict and community violence.

It is a partner of many international organizations, embassies of the United States of America and many EU countries since its inception.

SEYAJ is one of the 16 best childhood and women’s protection organizations in the world and the only one of the Middle East and North Africa in the rankings of Pixel International 2014.

A credible SEYAJ of reference to the United Nations and international human rights organizations such as Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and others; has achieved SEYAJ of qualitative successes in protecting and advocating the rights of the child in Yemen; and has been the first to make many violations of the rights of the child within the attention and support of national and global public opinion; To the national legislations and did not provide for criminalization, including what was seen by Yemeni society as virtues; we mention, among other things, the recruitment of children; trafficking in human organs; smuggling and trafficking of children;

Establish and Manage the first Monitoring and Documentation center

Self-support and support from the United Nations in child rights information and advocacy with UNICEF and a number of international and national organizations. Reports and data from the Monitoring Center have become an essential reference, particularly with regard to violations of children’s rights in armed conflict. On which the reports of the Secretary-General on children in armed conflict were based.

Child Exploitation in Human Organ Trade:

Which was revealed by SEYAJ for the first time in 2009 and was under the attention of this problem, which was not within the national legislation and became one of the main items of the outputs of the national dialogue in Yemen in 2013.



Recruitment and Involvement of Children in War and Armed Conflict:

On 27 November 2012, President Abdurbo Mansour Hadi issued a decree prohibiting the recruitment of children and the demobilization of all conscripts. Before that, Major General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, commander of the North West Military Region, issued a decision to lay off 100 conscripts under the age of 18 and expressed his willingness to dismiss all those suspected of underage age, Camps before SEYAJ and United Nations awareness-raising organizations; and any rehabilitation and reintegration program.

In late 2012, the Yemeni government signed the Paris Principles. This culminated in successive campaigns against the recruitment of children carried out by SEYAJ with the support of the German Federal Embassy in Yemen.

Young Marriage:

Siyag has contributed to making this problem a matter of concern at the local and international levels and has achieved extraordinary successes away from any religious or political agglomerations or conflicts; thus it has been able to stop dozens of early marriages in difficult times and without a legal document to support its efforts. Rahmana Al-Shayef; Aisha Makrabash; It is also carrying out a qualitative experiment through specialized protection committees in the poorest regions and the most frequent marriage of young people.

Execution of Minors:

Which highlighted the problem and was able to stop the execution of a group of events a few days ago, some of them before hours of implementation, such as (Mohammed Samoum; Walid Haykal; Saleh al-Baydani in Iraq … etc.) thanks to distinguished partnerships with Yemeni government institutions such as the Ministry of Justice and the Supreme Judicial Council The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and others.