Month: January 2019

FEATURED ARTICLE: Sudan Stands Alone

First Published on African Arguments under the title On shared struggles: From Sudan to the gilets jaunes to #MeToo at https://africanarguments.org/2019/01/29/shared-struggles-sudan-gillettes-jaunes-metoo/ Authored By: Suraiya Zubair Banu Photo Credit: africanarguments.org Sudan stands alone as it protests thirty years of oppression. And yet so much of its struggle resonates across Africa and the world. Sudan struggles alone. The government’s reaction to …

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NEW PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT: Engaging Marginalized Women in Elections in Sudan

We are pleased to announce that, with support from the United Nations Democracy Fund, SIHA is set to begin a project to support grassroots urban poor women street vendors to formulate their political agendas and elevate their voices in politics through training, community outreach and civic engagement for the Sudan general election of 2020. The …

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PRESS STATEMENT: Street Vendors in Wajale, Somaliland

Wajale is a major hub city situated on the border between Ethiopia and Somaliland. It is currently the busiest city that links the two countries. All imports destined to Ethiopia from the major port of Berbera go through this strategic border city, with a twin Ethiopian sister city on the other side of the border. …

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WOMEN IN ISLAM JOURNAL NOW AVAILABLE ON ISSUU

We are excited to announce that the SIHA Women in Islam Journal (Issues 1 and 2) is now available for purchase online via Issuu. Issue 3 will soon be available.  The journal explores the complexities of gender relations in Muslim communities in the Horn of Africa and beyond, engaging critically with conflicting perceptions of Islam in relation …

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