21: ORGANISATIONS CONCERNED WITH, AND INFORMATION SOURCES
ON, WOMEN IN SUDAN
Ahfad University for Women
"A private university... dedicated to educating women,
strengthening women's roles in national and rural development,
and achieving equity for women in Sudanese society."
Centre for the Strategic Initiatives of Women, The (CSIW)
- Strategic Initiatives in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)
"Beginning in 1995, representatives from women's organisations
in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland, Sudan (North and
South), working with the CSIW, have held several meetings
in the Horn of Africa to come together to form SIHA (Strategic
Initiatives in the Horn of Africa)"
Sudanese Women Artists Association
"[A] nonprofit nonpolitical association, located in Khartoum...
Founded by Teyseer Abdelgadir Salim... and adopted by a group
of young women artists in 2000. The association goals are
to encourage and support women artists to increase their artistic
activities and have more constructive role".
Sudanese Womens Site
Arabic language site.
Dr. Hassan al-Turabi - "On the Position of Women in
Islam and in Islamic Society" (Edited With an Introduction
by Dr. Sean Gabb), Sudanese Women File No. 1, The Sudan Foundation,
Women Initiative Group
"[A] group of Sudanese women of different ideologies,
culture and religions, coalesced by common goals... The promotion
and protection of their socio-economic and political rights;
The empowerment of women and their support to stand against
any attempts to encroach on their rights; To safeguard the
true implementation of civil and sharia laws with respect
to women rights; To enhance knowledge and skills of women's
advocates in order to secure women's rights".