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Sudanese woman sentenced to stoning death over adultery claims

June 1, 2012

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Intisar Sharif Abdallah tried without access to lawyer and is being detained with four-month-old baby, prompting outcry David Smith in Johannesburg guardian.co.uk, Thursday 31 May 2012 A Sudanese woman in El Fasher. The country’s embassy in the UK claims rights groups are not interested in the welfare of women in Sudan. Photograph: AFP/Getty A young […]

Sudan’s Nuba women “better-equipped” to cope with war than men

March 17, 2012

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10 Feb 2012 17:01Source: alertnet // Katie Nguyen The home of a Nuba tribe family is seen on the side of a mountain in Kadogli town in the South Kordofan state of Sudan June 14, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nurdldin Abdallh By Katie Nguyen LONDON (AlertNet) – What do we know about women caught up in conflicts? […]

In Sudan, Seeing Echoes of Darfur

February 20, 2012

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By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOFPublished: February 18, 2012 A GREAT humanitarian catastrophe and vicious ethnic cleansing is unfolding here in the remote and impoverished region where Sudan and South Sudan come together. For some in the Nuba Mountains, living in thatch huts far from electricity or paved roads, the sharpest acquaintance they are making with 21st-century […]

Landmine and UXO risk education for women in eastern Sudan

August 19, 2011

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18 Aug 2011 14:40Source: member // MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Fawzia has overcome a number of challenges in eastern Sudan. [Photo: J.B. Russell / MAG] Fawzia Mahmoud Saeed is driven by a desire to help those most at risk from landmines and unexploded ordnance – and to contribute to a better future for women and […]

Landmine and UXO risk education for women in eastern Sudan

August 19, 2011

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18 Aug 2011 14:40Source: member // MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Fawzia has overcome a number of challenges in eastern Sudan. [Photo: J.B. Russell / MAG] Fawzia Mahmoud Saeed is driven by a desire to help those most at risk from landmines and unexploded ordnance – and to contribute to a better future for women and […]

Sudanese Women Offer Stories of Resilience

July 31, 2011

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By Rebecca TinsleyWeNews commentator Sunday, July 31, 2011 Novelist Rebecca Tinsley struggles with how to share Sudanese women’s stories without spreading a sense of hopelessness. In the end she had their resilience to highlight, along with the transformational power of education. (WOMENSENEWS)–Consider this dilemma – how do you accurately portray the lives of women in […]

Sudanese Women Offer Stories of Resilience

July 31, 2011

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By Rebecca TinsleyWeNews commentator Sunday, July 31, 2011 Novelist Rebecca Tinsley struggles with how to share Sudanese women’s stories without spreading a sense of hopelessness. In the end she had their resilience to highlight, along with the transformational power of education. (WOMENSENEWS)–Consider this dilemma – how do you accurately portray the lives of women in […]