About Saleem

Sumaya Saleem is a human rights activist from Abyan and works as a psycho-social support worker with the Social Fund for Development. She has researched gender-based violence relating to Muhammasheen women in Abyan, and has worked as a researcher with the IOM and as an observer with the Abyan Youth Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Education in Zinjibar.

Saleem's latest contributions

Bringing Forth the Voices of Muhammasheen

The Muhammasheen, meaning “the marginalized,” is an ascriptive term designating a group of Yemenis who were traditionally called (literally meaning…