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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…

Statement of Solidarity: We demand accountability for the brutality by Ugandan law enforcement agents

Statement of Solidarity: We demand accountability for the brutality by Ugandan law enforcement agents

SIHA StaffMarch 29, 20206 min read

Released on 29th March 2020 On Thursday 26th March 2020, a group of women street vendors who had been selling food items wereattacked and beaten by law enforcement officials, police…

CORONAVIRUS DOS AND DON’TS ARE BLIND TO URBAN POOR WOMEN’S REALITIES IN SOMALIA

CORONAVIRUS DOS AND DON’TS ARE BLIND TO URBAN POOR WOMEN’S REALITIES IN SOMALIA

SIHA StaffMarch 24, 202012 min read

Photography Credit: AMISOM Public Information, 2016 SIHA Network is a regional network that works with urban poor women in shanty, peripheral settlements in addition to internally displaced, migrant women and…

HOW APPLICABLE ARE CORONAVIRUS DOS AND DON’TS FOR WOMEN IN PRISONS, IDP/POC CAMPS, AND URBAN POOR COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH SUDAN?

HOW APPLICABLE ARE CORONAVIRUS DOS AND DON’TS FOR WOMEN IN PRISONS, IDP/POC CAMPS, AND URBAN POOR COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH SUDAN?

SIHA StaffMarch 24, 20207 min read

Photography credit: SIHA Archives SIHA Network is a regional network that works with women and girls across the Horn of Africa, including those residing in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) receiving…

DOS AND DON’TS: CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ADVICE DOES NOT SEE THE REALITY OF WOMEN IN SUDAN

DOS AND DON’TS: CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ADVICE DOES NOT SEE THE REALITY OF WOMEN IN SUDAN

SIHA StaffMarch 23, 202018 min read

Artwork by Hussein Mirghani The latest global warnings and protection guidance regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been, in our view, a conversation amongst the privileged. The risk mitigation afforded by these…

CORONAVIRUS: UGANDA NEEDS A ROBUST RESPONSE PLAN TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY

CORONAVIRUS: UGANDA NEEDS A ROBUST RESPONSE PLAN TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY

SIHA StaffMarch 20, 20206 min read

Photography Credit: SIHA Archives SIHA Network is a regional network that works with urban poor women in shanty, peripheral settlements in addition to internally displaced, migrant women and girls across…