GENDER ALERT: In Pursuit of Full Guardianship under the Sudan Personal Status Law

Zahra is in an ongoing legal battle to provide a safe and stable home for her two children after her ex-husband upended their lives through actions for which he was never held accountable. Her efforts are bringing her up against the long-standing Islamic traditions of “guardianship”, which vests ultimate rights and responsibility for children in […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: REGIONAL PROJECTS OFFICER

TERMS OF REFERENCE: REGIONAL PROJECTS OFFICER Start Date: As Soon As Possible Duration: 1 Year, with Possibility of Extension Location: Kampala, Uganda, with frequent mission travel throughout the Horn of Africa Reports To: SIHA Regional Programmes Coordinator Job Summary The Regional Projects Officer (RPO) is an instrumental position within SIHA. The RPO will work very closely[…..]

WOMEN IN ISLAM JOURNAL – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Women in Islam, an annual journal available in English and Arabic, is seeking contributions for the 2019 edition. The Journal is published by the SIHA Network (the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa). Women in Islam aims to promote alternative and progressive discourses on Islamic traditions and texts. Focusing on the issues[…..]