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...
This is to inform you that our postal address has changed from P.O.Box 5 Ntinda to P.O.Box 2793 Kampala. Please take note of this change
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...
On 17 July 2014, SIHA launched the first issue of the SIHA Journal, (Arabic version) in Sudan. The launch of the issue, titled 'Women in Islam,' was held at the Sudanese Writer's Union and brought together youth from cultural groups and associations, activists, academics, civil...
Dear partners and members,
This is to let you know that SIHA regional offices will be moving with effect from 23rd June 2014. Our new office address is;
P.O.BOX 5, NtindaPlot 3 Katalima BendNaguru Kampala, Uganda
Our lines will remain the same but will be off as we reconnect...