Peacebuilding in Sudan: Micro- Macro Issues

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Third-class citizens: Women and citizenship in Sudan

SIHA Network, SIHA Paper

The struggle for women's equal citizenship rights and entitlements in Sudan remains to be led and often raised by Sudanese women's movements. Nonetheless, the women's movement struggles with layers of obstacles such as the limited space for civil activism that presents a major hindrance, in addition to women's movement challenges of technical capacity and poor access resources.

"They Burned it All", Unity State South Sudan

Human Rights Watch,

In April and May of this year in central Unity, government forces, especially allied armed militia from the Bul Nuer ethnic group, killed, beat, and raped scores of civilians, burned homes and food stocks. The repeated attacks on civilians and the destruction of the homes and food they needed to survive caused systematic and widespread forced displacement.

Mass rape in Darfur

Human Rights Watch

Over the course of 36 hours beginning on October 30, 2014, Sudanese army troops carried out a series of attacks against the civilian population of the town of Tabit in North Darfur, Sudan. The attacks included the mass rape of women and girls and the arbitrary detention, beating and ill-treatment of scores of people, according to Human Rights Watch.

South Sudan crisis - situation report

OCHA South Sudan

This report from OCHA provides an extensive update on the South Sudan crisis.

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 ...

South Sudan: Prospects for Peace and Development: Vol I

International Development Committee, UK House of Commons

Mounting humanitarian crisis in South Sudan as the country tries to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees and the loss of oil revenues.

Women's Security and the Law in South Sudan

HSBA Report February 2012

The new state faces the daunting challenge of reconciling its customary practices with the guarantees of human rights and equality that are enshrined in the constitution.

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 ...

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 ...

Competing Perceptions of Women's Civil Rights in Sudan

Liv Tønnessen, CMI Brief Vol. 6, No. 4, July 2007

Sudan Islamist branded apostate for pro-women comments

Source: Khaleej Times/AFP, 23rd April 2006

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

We are bought like clothes: The war over polygyny and levirate marriage in South Sudan

Stephanie Beswick, Northeast African Studies, Vol. 8, No. 2 (New Series) 2001, pp. 35-62. Available from the CMI Library

Field research among women in South Sudan today suggests that many no longer believe they are equal citizens within their own communities. They resent cer ...

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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)

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)

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)

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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