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We Stand With You – A statement of solidarity with women, girls and other populations at risk due to the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia

SIHA StaffDecember 4, 202110 min read
We, as African Women Activists with our regional and global partners, write this statement in a rapidly changing context as the conflict that started in the Tigray region in November…

TWO MORE MARTYRED AT THE HANDS OF THE SUDANESE MILITARY JUNTA

TWO MORE MARTYRED AT THE HANDS OF THE SUDANESE MILITARY JUNTA

SIHA StaffNovember 22, 20213 min read
Image posted by Sudanese Journalist, Dalia Eltahir 22 November, 2021 On the 25th of October factions of the Sudanese military initiated a coup against the transitional government. The people of Sudan have…

SUDANESE WOMEN ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE RESISTANCE

SUDANESE WOMEN ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE RESISTANCE

SIHA StaffNovember 15, 20216 min read
Photography Credit: Duha Mohammed 15 November, 2021 Written by SIHA Regional Director, Hala alKarib There is nothing more difficult than losing a child. There is nothing worse than losing our…

STATEMENT: Women Market Vendors in Arua voice their demands

STATEMENT: Women Market Vendors in Arua voice their demands

SIHA StaffSeptember 29, 20217 min read
We, the women market vendors of Arua City represented through cooperatives and associations for a long time, have been invisible despite the challenges we face within and outside the markets.…

SUDAN PUBLIC ORDER LAW IS STILL INTACT – Female artists assaulted by police in Khartoum, North-Sharg Al Nile Area

SUDAN PUBLIC ORDER LAW IS STILL INTACT – Female artists assaulted by police in Khartoum, North-Sharg Al Nile Area

SIHA StaffSeptember 1, 20216 min read
On August 15th 2021 Sudanese artist, Fatim Ibrahim Hassan (also known as “Marwa Al-Dowaliya”) was physically assaulted and sexually harassed, according to her alleged statement to SIHA on August 19/2021,…

Tracing the roots of discrimination in Sudanese law Sudan’s history is replete with periods of fierce contestation about what kind of nation Sudan could be, and what its…

STATEMENT FROM CIVIL SOCIETIES IN ETHIOPIA ON THE COMMEMORATION OF PAN AFRICAN WOMEN’S DAY

STATEMENT FROM CIVIL SOCIETIES IN ETHIOPIA ON THE COMMEMORATION OF PAN AFRICAN WOMEN’S DAY

SIHA StaffAugust 4, 20215 min read

On July 31st, Africa celebrates the 59th Pan African Women’s Day, which was established to recognize and affirm the role of women organizing for the political freedom of Africa and…

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE WOMEN’S COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION IN KHARTOUM STATE ON THE DECISION TO DISALLOW THE REGISTRATION OF WOMEN’S COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE WOMEN’S COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION IN KHARTOUM STATE ON THE DECISION TO DISALLOW THE REGISTRATION OF WOMEN’S COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

SIHA StaffAugust 3, 202112 min read

29 July 2021 We, the members of the Women’s Cooperatives Associations in Khartoum State, with one voice convey our dissatisfaction on the decision to disallow the registration of Women’s Cooperative…

#JUSTICEFORHAMDI – Decision Reached by the Court

#JUSTICEFORHAMDI – Decision Reached by the Court

SIHA StaffMay 26, 20217 min read

The late Hamdi Mohamed Farah was a student who was murdered in September 2020. She was invited to the site of the crime by a man who, according to local…