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 […]

WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING IS NOT PENDING ANYONE’S PERMISSION; IT IS DE FACTO

The critical engagement of women in the recent political struggle in Sudan is by no means reflected in Sudan’s high-level political dynamics or discourse. This dichotomy represents deep concerns for us at SIHA. Women need an unyielding commitment to equality and they need to see their issues reflected in any resolution for the country’s transformation,[…..]

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[…..]