An Open Letter of Public Concern from African and Sudanese Civil Society

RE: The Militarization of Public space in Rural and Urban areas in Sudan and the Corresponding Increase in Cases of Sexual Violence, Sexual harassment and Intimidation in the Aftermath of the Khartoum Massacre We, the undersigned are a coalition of Sudanese and African civil society organizations working in and concerned with Sudan, which is supported, […]

REFLECTING ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, 2019: Women in decision-making is not about women being appointed by patriarchy

Dear SIHA Friends and Members, It is International Women’s Day in 2019. The engagement of women in decision-making is key to ensuring gender equality and women’s human rights are recognized and secured. However, in many parts of the world and particularly in the Horn of Africa, the presence of women in decision-making continues to be[…..]

16 days of Activism 2018: Taking it Further – #HearMeToo

#HearMeToo This year, SIHA Network leveraged on the 16 days of activism as an opportune period to bring the #MeToo conversation to the light – attempting to understand how the gender power imbalance creates opportunities for men to prey on women and girls; promotes a society that ridicules the victims; allows the perpetrators to go[…..]


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[…..]