Women Rights

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We Stand With You – A statement of solidarity

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 2020 expands to the Amhara and Afar regions, and threatens the stability of Ethiopia and the wider Horn of Africa region. We stand in solidarity …

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

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 in commemorating Africa Day. As more nations gained independence from colonial tyranny, they joined the impetus of the African Union to promote solidarity across the …

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SUDAN WOMEN CONVENING: Re-building Sudan

Sixty five women from various parts of Sudan gathered in Khartoum from 17th to 19th October, 2019 for a convening organized by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network), in collaboration with Urgent Action Fund Africa for Women’s Human Rights. The women represented in the convening were from different regions of Khartoum namely; …

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