An Open Letter of Public Concern from African and Sudanese Civil Society

RE: The Militarization of Public space in Rural and Urban areas in Sudan and the Corresponding Increase in Cases of Sexual Violence, Sexual harassment and Intimidation in the Aftermath of the Khartoum Massacre We, the undersigned are a coalition of Sudanese and African civil society organizations working in and concerned with Sudan, which is supported, […]

PRESS STATEMENT: International Day of Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

#RAPEISACRIME The Horn of Africa countries share the unfortunate characteristic of having fragile and often disintegrated state structures that suffer from a lack of democracy, absence of transparency, corruption, poor rule of law and systemic human rights violations. This, intertwined with recurrent conflicts, makes the region one of the most unstable in Africa, or indeed[…..]

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,[…..]