Statement by the Women’s Cooperatives Union of Food and Beverage Vendors in Khartoum

The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) is publishing this statement on behalf of the Women’s Cooperative Union of Food and Beverage Vendors in Sudan, a member of our network. STATEMENT BY THE WOMEN’S COOPERATIVES UNION OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE VENDORS IN KHARTOUM As representatives of women laborers and street vendors working […]

THE SUDAN WOMEN PROTEST: Sudan’s revolution and upcoming state must adhere to the women’s agenda

The religion of Islam is the religion of the majority in Sudan. We believe that the principles of Islam and other religions and believes practiced in Sudan are a source of justice and equality whilst preserving the dignity of all human beings – both women and men.  Furthermore, international conventions and constitutions are all based on equality between[…..]


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[…..]

FEATURED ARTICLE: Sudan Stands Alone

First Published on African Arguments under the title On shared struggles: From Sudan to the gilets jaunes to #MeToo at Authored By: Suraiya Zubair Banu Photo Credit: Sudan stands alone as it protests thirty years of oppression. And yet so much of its struggle resonates across Africa and the world. Sudan struggles alone. The government’s reaction to[…..]