“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Southern Sudan has a history of gender-based violence (GBV) during times of conflict and instability.
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.
Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che
THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.
On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe
While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing
The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho
Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged
December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare
Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty
In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic
Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest
Khartoum, 16 Dec.
Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing
The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor
(Nairobi) - The arrest of more than 60 Sudanese women's rights activists on December 14, 2010, for peacefully protest
About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman
On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a
OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat
The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A
KHARTOUM — Sudan's judiciary is investigating the brutal whipping of a young woman, allegedly by uniformed poli
Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi
At the Dr.
11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.
Graphic footage on YouTube showing a Sudanese woman being lashed have led to shocked reactions among Sudanese expats
MUNYONYO, Uganda, 10 December 2010 - "Today we are starting a three-day journey for creating a shared vision abo
Sudan is the largest country in Africa, bordering nine countries, with population of 34 million, according to the las
Geleb — Parents in Aibaba administrative area, Geleb sub-zone, were called up on to enhance contribution in pro
ARLINGTON — In the vicious civil war that consumed his homeland, Moses Geng Ajou's village in Southern Sudan wa
Recent elections in East and Southern Africa have left fewer women in politics, placing countries at risk of not meet
UNAMID, in collaboration with the South Darfur Legislature and the State Committee for Combating Violence Against Wom
The three masked gunmen burst into Asha Muse Ali's tent at night and grabbed every item of value they could find: $85
Uganda"affirmed "chronic poverty and disability in Uganda are inextricably linked.
GALKAYO, Somalia - Aid workers in Somalia say they are seeing an alarming number of rapes in refugee camps housing th
ABOUT 75% of Ugandans have access to safe water, compared to only 53% 10 years ago, according to a report released by
UNAMID Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation (DDDC) in collaboration with Nyala University's Peace Studies Center t
Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.
December 2, 2010 (JUBA) - Women activists are calling on the government of southern Sudan to allocate more resources
Edna seemed shy, rounding her shoulders protectively over her baby.
THE high number of maternal deaths is disturbing enough, but denying women reproductive health services worries them
Kismayo, Somalia (AHN) - Somali extremist group Al Shabaab arrested 30 women for selling the plant drug khat inside K
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
Society's relentless endeavors is vital to ensure equal participation of women in all domains, stated the head of NUE
The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and
Forty-six African governments have signed the Maputo Protocol, properly known as the Protocol to the African Charter
The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, better known as th
KAMPALA, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS) - The rapid growth of the ICT market in Uganda has been greeted with optimism over its po
Along the dusty Masajja Road is Rukia Nakimuli's makeshift kiosk.