CAUGHT BETWEEN MILITANT IDEOLOGY AND TERROR: WOMEN IN THE HORN OF AFRICA FACE GROWING THREATS AND DEGRADATION OF THEIR DIGNITY AS A RESULT OF FAST SPREADING MILITANCY AND ISLAMIC SALAFISM.
BY: THE STRATEGIC INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN IN THE HORN OF AFRICA (SIHA) NETWORK
Prises en tenaille entre l’idéologie militante et la terreur: Les femmes de la Corne de l’Afrique font face aux menaces et aux atteintes portées à leur dignité comme conséquence de la fulgurante ascension du militantisme islamique et du salafisme
PRESENTEE PAR : L ’INITIATIVE...
TEENS TRIED FOR WEARING TROUSERS IN SUDAN
18 FEBRUARY 2015
In Sudan, women and girls continue to suffer under discriminatory laws, particularly under so-called ‘Public Order Articles’ contained in the 1991 Sudanese Criminal Act by which they are arrested...
UGANDA: GANG-RAPE VICTIM FROM NAKABAALE VILLAGE DIES
12 FEBRUARY 2015
Lydia Nakawala, a 14-year-old from Nakabaale village in Waibuga Sub-County died on Sunday the 08 February 2015 as a result of injuries suffered during a gang rape which has occurred earlier the...
06 FEBRUARY 2014
MOGADISHU: URGENT ACTION NEEDED FOR SOMALI WOMAN DENIED JUSTICE IN COURT AND SUBJECTED TO RAPE AT THE HANDS OF SOMALI POLICE
SIHA has been informed recently of the case of Nuurto Yousuf Omar, a 29-year old mother of six who was subjected to rape...
6 February 2015
In 2011, following a meeting of SIHA members in Addis Ababa, women from the Horn of Africa who attended the meeting celebrated in a restaurant in Addis Ababa, singing and dancing and exercising freedom often denied in their home countries.
The Horn of Africa...
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SIHA Public Statement
Stoning in Lower Shebelle: Recent Incidents Highlight Continued Brutality
27 October 2014
SOMALIA: In a series of actions that violate human rights norms and humanitarian, customary, domestic, and Islamic forms of law, al-Shabab militants operating in...
October 2, 2014
The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network) today launched the first issue of its Journal Women in Islam at Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
The Journal is about disseminating alternative discourses of Islamic interpretation on women and human...
Sudan, 01 August 2014: After nearly 18 months of incarceration in Omdurman Women’s Prison in Khartoum on charges of apostasy and adultery, Meriam Ibrahim has been released and arrived safely in the United States with her family to reside in the adopted hometown of her husband in...