Women in Islam: Call for Submissions

STRATEGIC INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN IN THE HORN OF AFRICA (SIHA)- CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF ARTICLES The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) is a coalition of civil society organizations from Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland and Uganda. Founded in 1995, the organization advocates for social change and gender equality […]

“Women in Islam” Journal Launch Khartoum & Nairobi

SIHA Network successfully held several events launching the second issue of the Women and Islam Journal. On Saturday 20 February 2016 SIHA held an event for at Algeneed Cultural Centre in Khartoum, Sudan. Around 160 people from all social segments participated in the event. The launch was officially started with a speech of the Sudanese poet Aalem Abass presented by[…..]

SIHA Launch: The Other War – Gangrape in Somaliland

  As chronic occurrences of conflicts over the past decades have left the Horn of Africa struggling with fragile state structures and nations’ tribal and ethnic affiliations opposed to states’ modern obligations, the report sheds light onto the interconnection between historical development, existing clan structures and Somaliland plural legal system, from a women’s rights perspective.[…..]