May 13th 2012, Sudanese judge, Sami Ibrahim Shabo sentenced to death by stoning a young woman accused of adultery. The judgment was made after the first hearing and comes after an ÔÇ£admission of guiltÔÇØ entered following torture and brutal beatings by her brother who instigated the case. Her co-accused however remains un-convicted and able to […]
We embarked on a 3 days visit to Kitgum district in the Northern part of Uganda. The visit was intended to access the situation in Kitgum, actors on the ground, and what they are doing. We also took the opportunity to visit our member organisation Northern Uganda Women and Children Initiative (NUWECI) and access the[…..]
15th April 2013 It is with great sadness that Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) has learnt of the brutal deaths of Professor Mohamed Mahmoud Afrah, Head of Somali Lawyers Association and Abdikarin Hussein Gorod Lower, lawyer and human rights defender, both of whom were affiliated to SIHA member organisation, the[…..]
Please download our latest publication which relays testimonies of Eritrean women reflecting grave violations in their country and beyond. The stories of nine women tell great risks they are exposed to and their experiences with traffickers who dehumanize them in every possible way.