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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…

Enough with Legitimizing Sexual Violence – Appalling Video of Gang rape on Sudanese social media

Enough with Legitimizing Sexual Violence – Appalling Video of Gang rape on Sudanese social media

SIHA StaffMay 11, 20214 min read

Sudan 10th May A shameful and appalling video showed at least four men forcefully gang raping a woman surfaced on social media on Wednesday 5 May 2021. The video reveals…

SIHA WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS – 2021

SIHA WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS – 2021

SIHA StaffMay 4, 20214 min read

INTRODUCTION Despite challenging socio-political environments across the Horn of Africa, women human rights defenders continue to engage in significant change and transformation in the field of women’s rights, gender equality…

GENDER ALERT– Another Gendered Killing within One Month in Sudan

GENDER ALERT– Another Gendered Killing within One Month in Sudan

SIHA StaffMay 3, 20214 min read

Sudan 3rd May For the second time in one month,1 a girl in Sudan has been killed by an immediate family member. On April 3, 2021, Aida Al-Mahdi, 19 years…