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Wednesday, July 01, 2020
A year after Bashir’s fall, the struggle for Sudanese women continues
By Reem Abbas, In a recent meeting between Sudanese women activists and members of the central committee of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), Sudan’s current ruling coalition, women were given myriad justifications for their exclusion from...
Friday, June 26, 2020
Sudanese women ready to ‘break taboos’ and run for office
Much has already changed for women since the protests: laws restricting freedom of dress, movement and work were repealed, and female genital mutilation was criminalized. The transitional constitution guarantees 40 per cent representation in the...
Friday, November 08, 2019
From Sudan to the Security Council: Sudanese women lead drive for change
On 8 April 2019, Alaa Salah took to the streets in protest of the declining economic state of her country, just like thousands of other students and young people in Sudan. She had no idea that she would become the face of the Sudanese protest...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Sudan's first cabinet since Omar al-Bashir's removal sworn in
Sudan swore in its first cabinet since the removal of former president Omar al-Bashir in April following nationwide protests against his rule. The 18-member cabinet led by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, which includes four women, took the oath at...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Sudan: While peace deal is signed, feminists fight for representation
In Sudan, women are well-represented in the workforce. They are not lacking in any public spaces. And over the past few months, they have made up half, if not more, of the protest crowds making demands of their new transitional government. Women...
Friday, May 03, 2019
Why women led the uprising in Sudan
By Nasredeen Abdulbari Women had borne the brunt of the former president’s policies and were able to draw on Sudanese traditions to be heard. The protests that led to the ouster of Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, have been dominated by women. Day...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Sudanese women are right to demand parity in the transition
Sudan’s transition must be inclusive if it is to build a country for all Sudanese. The Karama network endorses the Sudanese Women’s Declaration For Change No (1) April 2019, and its calls for gender parity as a minimum for Sudan’s governmental...
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
‘Inspiring’ protester becomes symbol of resistance for Sudanese women
The image is striking: a young woman, alone, standing above the crowd, urging them on with songs of revolution. Taken on Monday night in the centre of Khartoum, as tens of thousands thronged the roads in front of the heavily-guarded complex housing...
Ameena Alrasheed, Ph.D
Monday, February 09, 2015
Ameena AlRasheed
Dr.Ameena Alrasheed speaks to us about women, peace and security and the implementation of UNSCR1325 in the Middle East and North Africa region What measures can/should be put in place to guarantee women’s political participation in post-conflict...
Women in Darfur
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
UNSCR 1325 triumphs and discontents in Darfur
By iKNOW Politics expert Dr.Amina Alrasheed Nayel   The publication tackles cases from all the continents and addresses issue of security and peace and the mechanism and strategies adopted to implement 1325. The book is thorough critique with...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Security Detains Women Protesters in Sudan
The security services detained 16 activists of the "No to women's oppression" group, who staged a protest in front of Omdurman women prison today. The women protested against the detention of women politicians, especially Dr Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Women Building Peace
This volume looks back at a wealth of women’s peacebuilding practice documented by Accord since 1998. Case studies from Cambodia,  Sierra Leone, northern Uganda, Papua New Guinea–Bougainville, Northern  Ireland, Angola, Sudan, Indonesia–Aceh and ...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against women's activism
This chapter is from a book “Ending Violence against Women: A Challenge for Development”, the book was written by Francine Pickup with Suzanne Williams and Caroline Sweetman and published by Oxfam GB.An integrated response: human rights and...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Sudan: Jonglei Women Vow to Leave Men If Violence Continues
Participants in a women's only peace conference in South Sudan's Jonglei state took the drastic step of saying they would leave their homes and refrain from child bearing if men in their communities continued to seek violent solutions to ongoing...
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Samia Hassan Syed Ahmed
Interview with Samia Hassan Syed Ahmed, Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Sudan during the 128th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly which took place March 22-27, 2013, in Quito, Ecuador.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Sudan: Women's Federation Delivers Memorandum to Parliament on Violence against Women
General Federation of Sudanese Women said it has immovable trust in the government and its institutions especially the highest legislative and monitoring power, the parliament.The federation delivered a memorandum to the parliament regarding...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Afaf Ahmed Abdel Rahman
Ms. Afaf Ahmed Abdel Rahman shares here experience with iKNOW Politics online network. She has been an active member since 2009. Ms. Afaf is the former Minister of Social Development, Khartoum State, Sudan. Video of Afaf Ahmed Abdel Rahman&#...