GENDER ALERT : Carping at sexual violence in Somalia

#HearMeToo  Somalia has endured a protracted conflict for over twenty years with numerous competing forces seeking control territory and in the process placing the lives of ordinary civilians at risk of violence, starvation, forced marriage, rape and subsequent death. The escalation of conflict has created a precarious security environment with an absence of functioning accountability  […]

#16DaysofActivism: SIHA distributes dignity kits to school girls in Wau, South Sudan

#HearMeToo In commemoration of this year’s ’16 Days of Activism’, with support from the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), SIHA Network assembled and distributed 200 hygiene kits  to  200 girls from John Paul II Secondary School, Sunday Secondary School, and Wau High Secondary School. The event was well attended with two Director Generals from the state[…..]


Introduce yourself (Name, organization, and how long you have been involved in activism) Hala Alkarib, an activist and feminist, civil society worker and research practitioner. I am a mother, daughter, sister, and friend. I was born and raised in Sudan and later lived in Canada, Egypt, and Kenya; currently, I’m living and working in Uganda. I have[…..]