GENDER ALERT: The courageous women of Sudan continue to stand alone against the scourge of sexual violence

#SudanWomenProtest Hundreds of Sudanese women across the country from Kordufan to Gadarif, and port Sudan in Eastern Sudan and Atbra and greater Khartoum came out in hundreds to protest the high prevalence of sexual violence and acts of rape that took place against women, men and children during the brutal mass crime that was committed […]

THE REVOLUTION IS YET TO HAPPEN FOR THE WOMEN IN DARFUR

On April 29th, 2019 – Major General Hashim Khalid Mahmoud, the Governor of South Darfur State, issued emergency orders. These orders prohibited nakedness, indecent dress, and the promotion and handling of alcohol. All of these orders were authorized by the Military Council which is currently holding power in Sudan. The Major General stated that violation of these[…..]

WOMEN IN UGANDA’S INFORMAL ECONOMY ASSERT PROTECTION OF THEIR HUMAN RIGHTS

In the recent past, Kampala’s pedestrian walkways and streets in the central business district and surrounding areas have been cleared of women street vendors in a brutal, inhumane manner pointing to the lack of empathy, absence of human rights consideration and a lack of appreciation for economic diversity citing a need for organization and orderliness,[…..]