KAMPALA: The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) expresses its concerns over the growing rate of violence against women and girls in Uganda, as within the last three months, more than five school girls have been sexually violated and murdered. Records of...
KAMPALA: SIHA is proud to launch its short documentary film named “Invisible Laborers” today, on the 6th of August 2015. The film is a result of a four-year long project in Sudan working with women working in the informal sector, inlcuding but not limited to tea and food sellers...
A new NGO bill that was first presented to the Parliament of Uganda in April 2015 is sparking controversy, as it would curtail the ability of NGOs to carry out their work in Uganda.
The bill will be debated in parliament before it is signed on by the president to become a law,...
Urgent action for sustainable peace in Western El Ghazal State
Civil Society Statement: June 10, 2015
Wau –Western Bahr El Ghazal State- The Republic of South Sudan
We, civil society organizations, observing the sequence of events taking place across the country and...
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...