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Sudanese Women

An Intimate Part of the Conflict

Belkys Lopez | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Belkys Lopez

South Sudanese women are intricately woven into a social and political fabric that has become increasingly more vulnerable to conflict. War and security are assumed to be the domain of men, while women are cast as the victims.

Sudanese Woman Faces Flogging For Refusing To Wear Hijab

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion

Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese woman, will be tried on Sept. 19 for refusing to cover her hair with a hijab, a headscarf worn by Muslim women. If convi...

Sudan Sentences Woman To Death By Stoning

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

* Woman in jail with legs shackled, activists say * Lawyers have launched an appeal * Previous stoning sentences were no...

Empowering Women in the World's Newest Country

Hilde Johnson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Hilde Johnson

South Sudan is the world's newest nation, and while we celebrate the first International Women's Day in independent South Sudan, we must look at how we can address the great challenges faced by women and girls in one of the world's least developed countries.

Screams from the Desert

Melissa Fleming | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Melissa Fleming

I can't get the sounds of their torture out of my head. Sounds I imagined. But the accounts of the Eritrean men, women and kids we met at the Shagarab refugee camp in East Sudan are terrifyingly real.