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[…..]

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[…..]