A welcome verdict for Aisha Ilyas’ family – and a hard prod to push the National Sexual Offences Bill in Somalia

A Joint Statement by CORD and  SIHA NETWORK This week has been momentous for the justice system of Puntland state with a plausible ruling in the case of Aisha Ilyas where three men were found guilty of gang-raping and murdering the 12 year old after she was kidnapped in Galkaayo – Puntland, Somalia on Monday 25th February 2019. With a case that […]

JOB VACANCY: Sudan Projects Officer

Job Vacancy:       Sudan Projects Officer Location:               Khartoum, Sudan with some potential regional travel Duration:              Initial Three months’ probation contract renewable subject to performance evaluation Reports To:          SIHA Sudan Senior Programme Officer About SIHA The Strategic Initiative for[…..]

JOB VACANCY: Sudan Advocacy Officer

Job Vacancy:      Sudan Advocacy Officer Start Date:           As soon as possible Location:              Khartoum – Sudan Duration:             Initial three months’ probation contract renewable subject to performance Reports To:         Regional Advocacy and Communications Officer Supervisor:  […..]

THE REVOLUTION IS YET TO HAPPEN FOR THE WOMEN IN DARFUR

On April 29th, 2019 – Major General Hashim Khalid Mahmoud, the Governor of South Darfur State, issued emergency orders. These orders prohibited nakedness, indecent dress, and the promotion and handling of alcohol. All of these orders were authorized by the Military Council which is currently holding power in Sudan. The Major General stated that violation of these[…..]