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Statement to the 75th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (in English & French)
We call upon the African Commission to hold Member States of the Horn of Africa accountable to their commitments to African women, as parties to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and to the ideals of The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol)….
Living in the Borderlands: Impact of the Armed Conflict on Women and Girls in Las’Anod
On June 26, 1960, Somaliland formally declared its independence from the United Kingdom. Shortly thereafter, on July 1, 1960, the State of Somaliland and Italian Somalia united to become the Somali Republic. However, Somaliland regained its independence in 1991 after years of struggle, spearheaded by the Somali National Movement (SNM), a guerrilla movement predominately comprised of people from the Isaaq clan that fought against the Somali regime led by President Mohamed Siad Barre…
Newspaper article – Engendering the Digital Economy: Reflections from Women Market Vendors in Uganda
The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day as appropriately chosen by the United Nations, was “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality.”
It takes into account why technological innovations are increasingly being recognized as a precondition by civil society organisations, governments, the academia and private sector to accelerate the attainment of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),..
Established in 1995 by a coalition of women’s rights activists with the aim of strengthening the capacities of women’s rights organizations and addressing women’s subordination and violence against women and girls in the Horn of Africa, SIHA has grown substantially and is now comprised of 136 member organizations.
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At the dawn of Post-Revolution Sudan
In early 2019 Sudan had been gripped by months of political turmoil that climaxed with