6 March 2014

Social Work in Yemen – from Strength to Strength

IFSW Secretary-General, Dr Rory Truell congratulates The General Union for Sociologists, Social Workers and Psychologists in Yemen for their significant programme of development: being launched on World Social Work Day – 18th March 2014.

The main objective of the campaign is to: Build greater understanding of the importance of the role of the social work profession in Yemen.

This includes in the initial stages:

Increasing the understanding and awareness of the social work profession in Yemen. Ensuring that social workers have job descriptions, and providing the community and relevant authorities with education on what social workers offer. Plus much more, read the Google translated report here, or visit their Facebook page.

Dr Truell said, “This is a major step forward for social workers and the peoples/communities they work with in Yemen. An astounding achievement for an organisation that is less than 3 year old. On behalf of the International Federation of Social Workers we wish you every success with your campaign and celebrations on World Social Work Day – March 18 2014”.