THE GATES ARE OPEN FOR THE WOMEN OF SUDAN / الأبواب مفتوحة للمرأة السودانية

On Monday morning, 2nd September 2019, representatives from the Strategic Initiative for women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network) met up with Dr. Aisha Mousa of the Sudan Sovereign Council. The meeting happened at the Palace in Khartoum, Sudan   During the meeting, Dr. Aisha asserted the criticality of women taking advantage of the space […]

A MOVE TO FORMALISE STREET TRADE IN KAMPALA

#MakeHerVisible In an attempt to regulate street vendors in Kampala, Kampala Capital City Authority is in the process of instituting a Street Trade Ordinance, providing legislative framework within which street trade will be organized on the streets of Kampala. Within the ordinance, some of the provisions therein propose street vendors registering with KCCA in order[…..]

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2019 – #GirlsAreYouthToo

#GirlsAreYouthToo Today, we join the rest of the world to commemorate the International Youth Day. This year’s theme, “Transforming Education” seeks to contribute to achieving the 4th goal of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which is “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” At SIHA, we recognize that[…..]

Sudan Women Protest wins the Africa Human Rights Shield Award

  This morning, Friday 2nd August, the Sudan Women Protest – an initiative borne out of the women’s role in the revolution received the Africa Human Rights Shield Award for North Africa from the Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network in appreciation of the courage and brevity that the women of Sudan through this initiative[…..]