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Abductees’ Mothers Association (AMA)

Marib 26th Street, Yemen
Joined July 2022

It works in Yemen. - Documenting victims of detention. - Demanding and working to bring those responsible for violations to justice. - Supporting by providing the necessary legal professionals field.



Presence in: Yemen
Focus: Criminal Justice, Generalist Legal Services, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Protection & Safety

Abductees’ Mothers Association is a civil society, Yemeni-based organization for Human Rights. It was fundamentally formed by the mothers, wives, and female relatives of abductees and forcibly disappeared detainees, along with female human rights activists. The association’s main focus is the cause of abductees, and victims of enforced disappearance and arbitrary arrest and detention.
Humanitarianism, Independence, Transparency, Neutrality, Collaboration.
Superiority in granting the victims of arbitrary arrest and detention their rights and freedom.
Abductees’ Mothers Association works to provide the needed support for the victims of forced disappearance and arbitrary arrest. Its efforts are mainly focused on documenting cases of abduction, arbitrary arrest, forced disappearance and torture, as well as the violations accompanied by such cases. The association also makes a great deal of efforts to relieve the suffering of the victims’ mothers and relatives.

Our Objectives:
1. Aiding to release all abductees, forcibly disappeared persons, and conflict-related detainees, and grant them their rights .

2. Helping empower the authority of the law, raise public awareness of human rights, and achieving justice.

Our Activities:
1. Documenting forced disappearance and extra-judicial detention cases.
2. Monitoring and documenting the violations against the rights of abductees, arbitrary detainees and forcibly disappeared persons, and their families.
3. Generating social and official efforts, nationally and internationally, to grant freedom for the abductees and victims of arbitrary arrest and detention and enforced disappearance, and to grant them their legal and human rights.
4. Demanding and working to bring those responsible for violations to justice, and to compensate abductees and their relatives.
5. Supporting abductees’ families and relatives by raising their awareness of their rights, and providing the necessary psychological, legal, and financial support for them.

People Associated With This Organization

Dr Ashish Chopra

India  
Abductees’ Mothers Association (AMA) (Unverified)
Joined November 2022
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Disability Rights, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, Women's Rights
I run a NGO

Mahfoodah Saleh

Yemen  
Abductees’ Mothers Association (AMA)
Joined July 2022
Interests: Criminal Justice, Generalist Legal Services, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Protection & Safety
Executive Director of Abductees' Mothers Association
Ex- abductee's wife


Experiences:
1- Lecturing and tutoring.
2- Developing and guiding talents.
3- Monitoring skills.
4- Self-development guidance.
5- Team-leading skills and experiences.
6- Debates and debate management skills.
7- Communication skills.
8- Report preparation.
9- NGOs administration.
10- Field surveying and inquiry for war affected populations.
11- Psychological support training.

Volunteering Work
1- Volunteering director at several women development centers.
2- Human rights activist specializing at the cause of abductees and forcibly disappeared.
3- Social workers specializing at psychological support and counseling.
4- Volunteering representative for different charitable and development institutions.

My organization, Abductees' Mothers Association, is a civil society, Yemeni-based organization for Human Rights. It was fundamentally formed by the mothers, wives, and female relatives of abductees and forcibly disappeared detainees, along with female human rights activists. The association's main focus is the cause of abductees, and victims of enforced disappearance and arbitrary arrest and detention. I want to know our colleagues’ experiences in the legal empowerment field. I want to support the legal professionals by knowledge and training. I want to acquire knowledge and experience in the transitional justice field.
Mahfoodah Saleh is the network champion (main point of contact) for Abductees’ Mothers Association (AMA).

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