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 […]

WOMEN IN ISLAM JOURNAL NOW AVAILABLE ON ISSUU

We are excited to announce that the SIHA Women in Islam Journal (Issues 1 and 2) is now available for purchase online via Issuu. Issue 3 will soon be available.  The journal explores the complexities of gender relations in Muslim communities in the Horn of Africa and beyond, engaging critically with conflicting perceptions of Islam in relation[…..]