Strengthening women’s access to justice and transforming negative and harmful religious and cultural dogma
Recent history in the Horn has seen religious and cultural dogma used more and more to subjugate women, and traditional and customary justice systems colluding to restrict women’s human rights.
Empowering women economically towards the realization of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR)
Over the years, SIHA has developed deep and unique expertise in supporting women in the informal sector across its network. As in the past, SIHA will continue supporting these women, these invisible labourers, to know and claim their rights.
Combating trafficking in women and girls in the Horn
Trafficking of women, as observed by SIHA’s research has strong links to women’s subordination and vulnerabilities. There is a need for more exploration into its causes and contributing factors, as well as to elevate the experiences of women and girls who have been trafficked.