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Sudanese Women Are Leading Protests on the Streets

In 2013, I left my house, walked to the nearest grocery shop to buy a can of tuna and yoghurt. They would be my alibi if I got arrested.

“I am coming from the grocery shop, I am not part of this protest,” would be my response if security or police officers attempted to arrest me from the protest. At the protest, which took place near my house, I was the only woman on the street, all the rest were men in their teens and twenties. Some women were standing in front of their doors and watching, but they did not take part.

Implementing the U.S. Global Water Strategy: A First-Year Review

In November 2017, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development released the first U.S. Global Water Strategy. With contributions from more than 17 U.S. government agencies and departments, the Global Water Strategy lays out four interrelated objectives to support a more water secure world: increase access to sustainable safe drinking water and sanitation services, and promote hygiene; protect freshwater resources; promote cooperation on shared waters; and strengthen water governance and financing.

What Sudan’s Uprisings Say About the Nation’s Past — and the Arab World’s Future

The Arab Spring’s legacy is proving to be irrepressible. Since mid-December, protesters in Sudan have been demonstrating in increasing numbers across the economically strapped country. They have been calling for an end to 30 years of repressive rule by Gen. Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan was a template for a successful Arab mass revolt.

Branding Humanity: Competing Narratives of Rights, Violence, and Global Citizenship

The Save Darfur movement gained an international following, garnering widespread international attention to this remote Sudanese territory. Celebrities and other notable public figures participated in human rights campaigns to combat violence in the region. But how do local activists and those throughout the Sudanese diaspora in the United States situate their own notions of rights, nationalism, and identity?

Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation

 

50 Years of Water at Wilson: Water, Conflict, and Cooperation (Part 1 of 2)

 

Country Case Studies: Peacebuilding in South Sudan, Rwanda, Libya, and Burundi

The 2018 Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding (SVNP) Conference will be held from 16-19 July at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. This year, the theme of the conference is “National, Regional, and Global Infrastructures for Peace in Africa.” Participants in the conference will comprise mostly heads of organizations and senior officials from the SVNP, along with external stakeholders and practitioners from Africa and beyond.

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