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,[…..]

GENDER ALERT : Carping at sexual violence in Somalia

#HearMeToo  Somalia has endured a protracted conflict for over twenty years with numerous competing forces seeking control territory and in the process placing the lives of ordinary civilians at risk of violence, starvation, forced marriage, rape and subsequent death. The escalation of conflict has created a precarious security environment with an absence of functioning accountability […..]