In Sudan, where a women’s football is religiously banned, Salma Al-Majidi beat the odds to become the first Arab and Sudanese woman to coach men’s football in the Arab world.
Having played a leading role in Bashir’s ousting, women can improve prospects for mediation and long-term peace.
Following release of its major report detailing Sudanese government’s campaign of intimidation, persecution, and torture and its targeting of medical personnel, Physicians for Human Rights emphasizes need for protection of peaceful protesters and inclusion of civil society in Sudan’s future.
Ensuring meaningful participation of women in the transitional government can be a first step toward achieving gender equality in a future Sudan.
The political situation in Sudan remains tense and precarious. Reports say 128 people have been killed and more than 300 critically injured since June 3, when the military violently dispersed a sit-in camp in the capital Khartoum. Despite the ongoing violence by the military, demonstrators remain resolute to continue with their movement.
#BlueforSudan: Global awareness of the horrific violence and oppression currently happening in Sudan is gaining traction. Social media users the world over have been mobilized to change their profile pictures to a specific shade of blue in solidarity. What more is there to do? Here’s a list of ways you can take your support past Sudan blue.
The world – and fellow Africans – are ignoring the suffering of the people of Sudan and Cameroon, as was the case with the genocide in Rwanda.
An Africa led call to stand together to defend the right of the Sudanese people to a peaceful revolution and a democratic civilian system of governance.
Women in Sudan have been resisting the controls placed on them for some time – by using their smart phones and social media to trade.