Newsletters

WCW Newsletter Edition 4

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the 4th edition of the We Cannot Wait newsletter, a project operating in five countries of the Greater Horn of Africa Region: Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Implemented by a consortium of five southern-led women’s rights organizations namely the Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA), FIDA Uganda, NAGAAD Network, Musawah and led by SIHA Network.

Building Resilient Feminist Movements

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are excited to present the latest edition of the SIHA Network newsletter, highlighting our achievements during the second half of 2023. Despite the challenges of the past year, our collective efforts, supported by dedicated colleagues, partners, and allies in women’s movements globally, enabled us to overcome obstacles and persist in our mission. We are extremely grateful for your support and solidarity!

Unleashing Grassroots Feminist Power

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are excited to present the latest edition of the SIHA Network newsletter, highlighting our achievements during the second half of 2023. Despite the challenges of the past year, our collective efforts, supported by dedicated colleagues, partners, and allies in women’s movements globally, enabled us to overcome obstacles and persist in our mission. We are extremely grateful for your support and solidarity!

JANUARY – JUNE 2023 EDITION

THERE CANNOT BE PEACE WITHOUT GENDER JUSTICE
Highlights from our inventions to strengthen women’s meaningful representation and participation in conflict and post conflict peace processes in the Greater Horn of Africa
Armed and civil conflicts in Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Somaliland not only continue to destabilize the states, but the Greater

Project-based (WCW) (Released in October 2023)

THE 67TH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
ACHPR 75TH ORDINARY SESSION
SUDAN: STRENGTHENING WOMEN’S ROLE IN LOCAL PEACE EFFROTS
SOUTH SUDAN: ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS FOR FEMALE PRISONERS
SOMALI REGION: PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY THROUGH SPORTS
ETHIOPIA: WOMEN GROUPS CONFRONT UNCHECKED GENDER BIASES IN FAMILY LAWS
SOUTH SUDAN: RATIFICATION OF THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL
UGANDA: NAKAWA MARKET WOMEN VENDORS SUCCESSFULLY LOBBIED FOR A CHILDCARE FACILITY

May 2022 Newsletter

In January 2022 SIHA held a joint conference with Ugandan women market vendors’ cooperatives and Ugandan Women’s Network, Integrated Child Service, Social Action for Life Transformation (SALT), WINCARD, YWCONNECT. The conference aimed to popularize the market vendors’ manifesto, which demands an improved working environment for informal market and street vendors.