Ms. Rahma Hugaira "is co-founder and chairwoman of the Yemeni Female Media Forum, a nongovernmental organization that promotes women’s rights and gender equality in the media throughout the Middle East. One of Yemen’s most respected journalists and a steadfast proponent of women’s rights, Ms. Hugaira has written for numerous Arabic newspapers and magazines, including Saba News, Al-Nas, Zahrat Al-Khaleej, and Al-Ahram. Among her other affiliations, she is director of the Rights and Freedom Defense section of the Yemen-based Foundation for the Defense of Human Rights and Freedom, and has previously served as president of the Yemeni League to Defend Journalists. During her fellowship, Ms. Hugaira is examining the role of women in reform projects in the Middle East. She plans to establish an interactive Arabic-language website that would facilitate networking among women’s rights groups in the Middle East." 
Resources and articles
- 2006–2007 Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellows, NED, accessed September 14, 2007.