Tawakkul Karman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for her role in the Yemeni uprising that toppled President Saleh after 33 years in power. But this global face of the Arab Spring still has plenty of work to do in her native land.
As embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh looks to be finally relinquishing power, the nation must struggle to avoid the longstanding tribal and regional divisions. For charismatic opposition leader Yassin Said Numan, it has been his life's struggle.
Reports say Yemeni government forces have killed more than 50 people in two days of oppression on anti-government protestors. As violence further escalates, Yemen has been plunged in the country's bloodiest clashes for months.
Since the beginning of protests in Yemen, women there have not only been taking off their veils, theyve been giving speeches and confronting Islamists.