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Sudanese Women Protest Gender Discrimination and Demand Legal Reform

Sudanese Women Protest Gender Discrimination and Demand Legal Reform

 A number of women groups marched to the Ministries of Justice and Interior Affairs and the office of the Public Prosecution in downtown Khartoum yesterday to demand the abolition of laws that discriminate on the basis of gender. A driver attacked and assaulted the protesters, leaving one injured. Hundreds of women participated in the demonstration. […]

Sudanese Women At Forefront Of Protests After Years Of Oppression

Sudanese Women At Forefront Of Protests After Years Of Oppression

Thousand of women gather outside the Ministry of Defence every day, hoping for democracy and 50 percent representation in any new government * Women drive change in Sudan * Decades of repression under Bashir * Facing coup leaders in talks Mervat al-NeeL was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat […]

Sudan: ‘No Oppression Against Women’ Active in Khartoum

Sudan: ‘No Oppression Against Women’ Active in Khartoum

The Sudanese No Oppression against Women Initiative strongly denounces the Khartoum state Public Order Act. According to Amira Osman, one of the founders of the Initiative, “this law seems to designed to oppress women, violate their rights, and offend their dignity in various ways, including flogging and imprisonment for alleged indecent dressing”. She told Radio […]