Peacebuilding in Sudan: Micro- Macro Issues

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The Role of Women in Peace-Building in South Sudan

The Sudd Institute, Nyathon James Hoth Mai

This brief explores why women's role in peace-building is critical in South Sudan, and argues that the current peace-building phase offers an opportunity for promoting gender equity, advancing the position of women in the society, mainstreaming women's perspectives in all the pillars of peace-building and increasing their participation in leadership.

A strategy for achieving gender equality in South Sudan

The Sudd Institute, Edward

This report from the Sudd Institute examines how structural factors, customary laws and traditional practices, and economic hardships shape women's status and hinder their effective participation in leadership positions in South Sudan. It proposes strategies for addressing gender disparities and achievement of gender equality in South Sudan.

Opportunities for Gender Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan

IJR Policy Brief, Friederike Bubenzer and Elizabeth Lacey

As Africa’s youngest nation embarks on the journey of becoming a democratic state within the global political arena, one of the ...

The Many Faces of Political Islam in Sudan: Muslim Women's Activism for and against the State

Liv Tønnessen, Doctoral thesis, University of Bergen 2012

Parts of the opposition are more conservative than the Islamist state ever imagined

Gender and Statebuilding in South Sudan

USIP Special Report


  • South Sudan’s independence ends • decades of conflict as well as socioeconomic and political marginalization at ...

Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement viewed through the eyes of the Women of South Sudan

Fellows programme occasional paper No 3, 2010, by Amel Aldehaib

Competing Perceptions of Women's Civil Rights in Sudan

Liv Tønnessen, CMI Brief Vol 6 no 4

During the peace process in Sudan women were merely "guests at the table. The role permitted to women during negotiations was based on a perception of ...

Fact sheet: Sudan - Women, agriculture and rural development

Sudan Environmental Database, UNEP, February 2007

Women represent 49% of the farmers in the irrigated sector and 57% in the rainfed traditional sector. Women in the rainfed sector are primarily subsistence far ...

Beyond Victimhood: Women's Peacebuilding in Sudan, Congo and Uganda

International Crisis Group Africa Report No 112, June 2006

Beyond firewood: Fuel alternative and protection strategies for displaced women and girls

Women's commission for refugee women and children, March 2006

Guests at the table? The role of women in peace processes

Article by Anne Itto in Accord (2006)

Forced Migration Review 24, November 2005

This issue contains several articles on women's role in the Sudan peace process

The effects of conflict on health and well-being of women and girls in Darfur

Situation analysis report: Conversation with the community, UNFPA and UNICEF, 9th September 2005

Access to justice for victims of sexual violence

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 29th July 2005

Feminist perspectives in the Sudan - an analytical overview

A paper presented by Balghis Badri at the workshop Feminist Perspectives 26th-27th May 2005, Freie Universität Berlin

Livelihoods rehabilitation and gender equality programme in the Nuba Mountains

United Nations Development Programme project fact sheet, 2005

Towards Achieving the MDGs in Sudan: Centrality of Women's Leadership and Gender Equality

UNIFEM (2005); compiled by Iselin L. Danbolt, Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda and Kari Karamè

This UNIFEM publication (2005) is compiled by Iselin L. Danbolt, Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda and Kari Karamè. The publication is an effort to show how ...

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Allahu Akbar: A Friday in Khartoum
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.

Ikke mer fred å få
Ingen viktige fredsavtaler er inngått i verden de siste åtte årene. De fleste «intern-konflikter» er ikke det de gir seg ut for å være. De er deler av internasjonale konfliktsystemer der eksterne aktører spiller helt sentrale roller, skriver Gunnar M. Sørbø i en utenriksanalyse i Morgenbladet.

Recent books in the Resource Centre:

Civil uprisings in modern Sudan - the 'Khartoum Springs' of 1964 and 1985 W.J. Berridge (2015)

Conflict in the Nuba Mountains - from genocide by attrition to the contemporary crisis in Sudan edited by Samuel Totten and Amanda F. Grzyb (2015)

Multidimensional change in Sudan (1989-2011) - reshaping livelihoods, conflicts and identities edited by Barbara Casciarri, Munzoul A.M. Assal and François Ireton (2015)

Gum Arabic - a gift from the bush Abul Gasim Seif el Din (2015)

Sudan's killing fields - political violence and fragmentation edited by Laura Nyantung Beny and Sondra Hale (2015)

Water, civilisation and power in Sudan - the political economy of military-Islamist state building Harry Verhoeven (2015)

På livet løs - med Norsk Folkehjelp i Sør-Sudan Halle Jørn Hanssen ; med forord av Thorvald Stoltenberg og Pa'gan Amum (2015)

Sudan and South Sudan - from one to two Bona Malwal (2015)

Past, present, and future - fifty years of anthropology in Sudan Munzoul A. M. Asal, Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil (2015)

Emerging orders in the Sudans editors, Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille, Richard Rottenburg (2015)

More recent books in the Resource Centre

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