Month: December 2019

SIHA NETWORK LAUNCHES “Between Poverty and Trauma” – A Shelter Management Manual for Migrant and Trafficked Women and Girls

Over the years, SIHA’s work with adolescent girls has focused on girls living in conflict, post-conflict and emergency contexts, including migrant and IDP girls, and girls who migrate (or are forced to migrate) to other countries in search of economic opportunities. The “Between Poverty and Trauma – Shelter Management manual for Migrant and Trafficked women …

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INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 2019

Stop tokenism in women’s rights – Sudan must adopt and commit to women’s human rights Sudan is one of only two African countries that is not a signatory to the International Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This treaty safeguards the rights of women and girls by obliging party-states …

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CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE: Gender Inequality and Rampant SGBV in Wau, South Sudan

Since 2011, South Sudan has gained a disapproving reputation for the frequent violations and abuse that are committed against women and girls. Women and girls living in Wau have, and continue to experience severe sexual violence, exploitation, abuse and harassment in the present-day conflict. In addition to ethnically targeted rape and other crimes of sexual …

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