Tag: Marina de Regt

Can it get worse? Yemen under attack again

Mourning for Aicha, Mourning for Yemen

By Marina de Regt. “Marina, if I die, will you then forgive me for all the trouble that I caused you?” my Yemeni friend Aicha wrote me ten…

A different perspective on “child marriages” among Syrian refugees in Jordan

By Marina de Regt For years, humanitarian organisations in Jordan and Lebanon have been concerned about the increasing number of “child marriages” among Syrian refugees. While early marriages…

In the meantime on the other side of the world…

By Marina de Regt     While we were all busy watching the US elections in the first week of November, an armed conflict broke out on the other side…

COVID-19 in a war zone

“Marina, how are you? I am worried about you, how is the situation with Corona?” a Yemeni friend asked me last week via Whatsapp. It was not the…

Vrouw in Jemen

Door Marina de Regt           In het Volkskrant magazine van afgelopen zaterdag 26 januari j.l. doet journaliste Ana van Es verslag van haar bezoek…

Engaged Anthropology in and about Yemen

By Marina de Regt. The aim of my Talma Lecture, which I gave on 12 January at VU University Amsterdam, was to discuss the implications of the war…

Keulen: een goed begin?

“Unser Feminismus ist antirassistisch – Reclaim feminism” (12 maart 2016, Keulen) © strassenstriche.net, via creative commons Door Marina de Regt en Reinhilde Kōnig       De discussie ove…

Yemen’s broken youth

#SupportYemen March 2011 By Marina de Regt     “Aunt, if you know any way to migrate to Europe plz just tell me, I wanna run away from this…

Time to look at girls differently

By Sophie Pape            Are you happy with your life? The way you have constructed it? What if you were born in another country? Would…

Een zaak van leven of dood

Door Marina de Regt. Afgelopen vrijdag is er een bestand afgekondigd in de al ruim drie maanden durende oorlog tussen Saoedi-Arabië en de Houthis in Jemen. Dit bestand…