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IS IT ACTUAL PEACE, OR IS IT JUST A DOCUMENT? #PeaceSitIns

IS IT ACTUAL PEACE, OR IS IT JUST A DOCUMENT? #PeaceSitIns

SIHA StaffJuly 22, 202019 min read

Kabkabiya Sit-In – Darfur, 17th July 2020. Photography Credit: Ibrahim E. منداخلإعتصامكبكابيةبإقليمدارفور – 17 يوليو، 2020 – إبراهيم إ.  During the current month of July a number of protest sit-ins…

CAUGHT BETWEEN COVID-19 AND CONFLICT – WOMEN AND GIRLS CONTINUE TO FACE SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN SOUTH SUDAN

CAUGHT BETWEEN COVID-19 AND CONFLICT – WOMEN AND GIRLS CONTINUE TO FACE SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN SOUTH SUDAN

SIHA StaffJune 24, 20205 min read

Group of schoolgirls in South Sudan – Photo Credit: SIHA Archives When the peace agreement was signed with opposition forces in late 2018, many women and girls expressed their joy…

CONFLICT, FOOD INSECURITY, FLOODS, COVID-19, AND THE RISING THREAT OF GENDERED VIOLENCE – ANOTHER BURDEN ON HER SHOULDERS

CONFLICT, FOOD INSECURITY, FLOODS, COVID-19, AND THE RISING THREAT OF GENDERED VIOLENCE – ANOTHER BURDEN ON HER SHOULDERS

SIHA StaffJune 24, 20205 min read

Women in Mogadishu – Photo Credit: SIHA Archives In Somalia, cases of SGBV and domestic violence have increased significantly since the country began its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gender…

DARFUR STILL STANDS BETWEEN THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ORGANIZED VIOLENCE, AND THE ABSENCE OF THE RULE OF LAW

DARFUR STILL STANDS BETWEEN THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ORGANIZED VIOLENCE, AND THE ABSENCE OF THE RULE OF LAW

SIHA StaffJune 24, 20207 min read

Women in Beliel Camp in South Darfur – Photo Credit: SIHA Archives “In the context of the crisis in Darfur, incidents of sexual violence are primarily targeted at displaced women and…

JUSTICE MUST PREVAIL | #BLACKLIVESMATTER

JUSTICE MUST PREVAIL | #BLACKLIVESMATTER

SIHA StaffJune 5, 20203 min read

Art by: Khalid Hamid SIHA Network stands in solidarity with, and in admiration of the protestors on the frontlines of the #BLACKLIVESMATTER movement in their fight against police brutality and…

THE KHARTOUM MASSACRE: REFLECTING ON THE SEXUAL VIOLENCE THAT STILL GOES UNADDRESSED ONE YEAR LATER

THE KHARTOUM MASSACRE: REFLECTING ON THE SEXUAL VIOLENCE THAT STILL GOES UNADDRESSED ONE YEAR LATER

SIHA StaffJune 2, 20206 min read

 Photography Credit: Ula Osman Tomorrow will mark exactly one year since the 3rd June massacre and mass rape of peaceful protesters at the Khartoum Sit-In and many other innocents in…

LAUNCH OF THE SUDAN WOMEN CONVENING REPORT AND HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

LAUNCH OF THE SUDAN WOMEN CONVENING REPORT AND HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

SIHA StaffMay 31, 20206 min read

Today, SIHA joins the women’s rights movement in Sudan commemorating the first Sudan Women Protest that was held on 31st March 2019. the women protest happened   three days before  the Khartoum…

SIHA SENDS URGENT MEMO TO DETER GBV IN SUDAN TO ATTORNEY GENERAL

SIHA SENDS URGENT MEMO TO DETER GBV IN SUDAN TO ATTORNEY GENERAL

SIHA StaffMay 27, 20208 min read

Khartoum –Sudan May 27/2020   The Attorney   General of Sudan: Mr.  Tag el-Sir el-Hibir: Subject: An urgent memo to deter gender-based violence (GBV) in Sudan   Dear Sir the Attorney…

WHAT DOES AFRICA DAY MEAN TO THE WOMEN OF THE GREATER HORN OF AFRICA?

WHAT DOES AFRICA DAY MEAN TO THE WOMEN OF THE GREATER HORN OF AFRICA?

SIHA StaffMay 25, 20203 min read

Art by: Akilu Temesgen 57 years ago today, the Organization of African Unity was established, which later became the African Union in 2002. Today, SIHA joins the rest of Africa…

“OUTLAWING FGM” IS ONLY THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG CONSIDERING A DEEPLY MISOGYNISTIC LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN SUDAN

“OUTLAWING FGM” IS ONLY THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG CONSIDERING A DEEPLY MISOGYNISTIC LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN SUDAN

SIHA StaffMay 4, 20204 min read

With the pronouncement of Sudan’s move to outlaw FGM, SIHA problematizes this new development. In fact, SIHA asserts that we must not be blinded by the fact that Sudan still…