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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…

ON LABOR DAY WE SAY:  Although the majority of working women in the Greater Horn of Africa are poor, they are not without power

ON LABOR DAY WE SAY: Although the majority of working women in the Greater Horn of Africa are poor, they are not without power

SIHA StaffMay 1, 20205 min read

Governments must listen to women during this pandemic and support their economic recovery On Labor Day 2020, SIHA draws attention to how much remains to be done in order to…

THE STATE POLICIES IN SUDAN CONTINUE TO UNDERMINE WOMEN AND MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES

THE STATE POLICIES IN SUDAN CONTINUE TO UNDERMINE WOMEN AND MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES

SIHA StaffApril 20, 202013 min read

Art by: Hussein Mirghani In March 2020, the Sudanese government implemented measures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a curfew from 6 pm to 6 am. Now the government…

GENDER ALERT: THE PROTRACTED NATURE OF GENDERED KILLINGS AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN SOMALIA

GENDER ALERT: THE PROTRACTED NATURE OF GENDERED KILLINGS AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN SOMALIA

SIHA StaffApril 19, 20204 min read

Just over a week ago, it came to SIHA’s attention through one of its members that particularly heinous acts of sexual violence against a woman and two girl children. On…

NO EXCUSES: THE DJIBOUTIAN GOVERNMENT CANNOT TURN A BLIND EYE TO THE NEEDS OF WOMEN INFORMAL LABORERS, REFUGEES, DETAINEES, AND INFORMAL SETTLEMENT RESIDENTS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

NO EXCUSES: THE DJIBOUTIAN GOVERNMENT CANNOT TURN A BLIND EYE TO THE NEEDS OF WOMEN INFORMAL LABORERS, REFUGEES, DETAINEES, AND INFORMAL SETTLEMENT RESIDENTS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

SIHA StaffApril 15, 20209 min read

Photography Credit: Sali Yusuf In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Djiboutian government has swiftly undertaken measures intended to contain the spread of the virus. These measures include the…

MAKE HER VISIBLE: CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION ADVICE IS BLIND TO THE REALITIES OF THE WOMEN OF SOMALILAND’S INFORMAL ECONOMY

MAKE HER VISIBLE: CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION ADVICE IS BLIND TO THE REALITIES OF THE WOMEN OF SOMALILAND’S INFORMAL ECONOMY

SIHA StaffMarch 30, 202011 min read

Photography Credit: SIHA Archives The latest global warnings and protection guidance regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been, in our view, largely a conversation among the privileged. The risk mitigation afforded by…