PRESS STATEMENT: International Day on the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict – 2018

#EndRapeinWar SIHA Network joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day on the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict this year. SIHA’s work in the Horn of Africa reflects the belief that sexual violence in conflict encourages urgent action to address the myriad of challenges associated with the stigma of sexual violence […]

GENDER ALERT: WHO CARES, AS LONG AS THEY ARE NOT GOING TO EUROPE?

Hundreds of women and girls from the greater Horn of Africa mainly from Ethiopia and parts of Somalia and Kenya migrate as domestic laborers to the Arab Gulf countries and the Middle East, through legitimized and hidden means. Women migration is stirred up by lack of opportunities within the region, the promise of better wages and[…..]

LAUNCH OF DOCUMENTARY: “Breaking The Norms”

“Breaking the Norms” is a documentary borne of SIHA Network’s work with young women in Sudan who have gained skills in non-gender typical vocations and apprenticeships, breaking gender stereotypes, and successful securing employment. Gender segregation and stereotypes have translated into most parts of the Sudanese society, including the work arena, dictating which professions and economic[…..]