Press Release: SIHA to host Pan-African Feminist Peace Conference to Spotlight Gender-Based Violence and Atrocities in Sudan’s Ongoing Conflict

Efforts to maintain and obtain power in Sudan are highly gendered; mass atrocities, including sexual violence, as well as other forms of gender-based violence, have been used by every regime, first under the al-Bashir regime and the militant Islamists who enabled violations against the rights of women and girls in both urban and rural areas, but particularly in Darfur, where the al-Bashir regime established