June 2023

Letter: Joint civil society advocacy letter to the Ambassador of the UAE

Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the
United Arab Emirates to the United Nations
315 E 46th Street
New York, NY 10017

We, the undersigned feminist, and women’s rights civil society organizations, write to you regarding the devastating situation facing the people of Sudan, particularly regarding the violent armed conflict occurring in Al Geneina, West Darfur.

Press Statement: Decades of impunity are contributing to the escalation of sexual violence and violence against women in Sudan’s conflict

SIHA strongly condemns the increasing rates of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) in different states in Sudan. The limited information about SGBV cases shows a clear pattern of committing war crimes against civilians and waging the war against the whole nation by weaponizing SGBV against women and girls. The documented and verified cases of SGBV have now exceeded 70 cases..