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Yemen: 'Nothing much has changed for women'

18 December 2013 Last updated at 18:36 GMT

Yemen was one of the first countries to be caught in the Arab Uprisings which swept the Middle East three years ago.

There, women were part of the protests against unemployment, economic conditions and corruption that saw President Ali Abdullah Saleh toppled from power.

Yet how much has changed for women since the uprising? Yemen is still ranked the worst in the world in terms of gender balance, and is classed as the worst place in the world to be a woman. It is also a country where over half all all girls are married off before their 18th birthday.

Shaimaa Khalil reports from the Yemeni capital of Sana'a.

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