Report: Gezira under RSF Control – Overall Situation

On December 18th, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) invaded Gezira State and initiated a new phase of the ongoing conflict. Unlike in Khartoum, where upon outbreak of the war, active combat was initiated between the RSF and the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) within residential neighbourhoods, in Gezira the RSF entered the state swiftly and without much resistance or combat with the SAF, whose forces had quickly withdrawn from the region. While active combat was minimal in the state

The Feminist Peace Lab Training Manual

Since the outbreak of war in Sudan on April 15, 2023, civilians in Sudan, particularly women and girls, have experienced mass suffering and violence due to the conflict and have faced a spectrum of violations of their rights. These violations are a direct product of the conduct of all parties to the conflict, particularly the two largest—the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF),


Tracing the roots of discrimination in Sudanese law

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The foundations of systemic discrimination that were laid long before Sudan’s independence in 1956, continue to be visible within the institutions and structures of the Sudanese state today. Its geographical location on the border of the African Savanah paved the way for Sudan’s history of involvement in the slave trade, which has largely contributed to an inherited ethnic and cultural pluralisation among the population inhabiting Sudan.