Date(s) - 17/01/2022
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sudanese Women at the Frontlines of Resistance,
a webinar moderated by Jacqueline O’Neill, Canadian Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security.
This event aims to provide a space for women activists to inform a global audience of their immediate struggles for democracy and equality, as well as their demands, needs and challenges following the military coup in Sudan. The discussion will cover areas such as: an overview of the political situation now and the main challenges to the transition from gender perspective, women/feminist movement challenges and resilience strategies after the coup, the women, peace and security status and the situation in conflict areas and women’s groups and leadership of resistance.
Coordinated by: Sudan Women Rights Action, Inter Pares, and the Women, Peace and Security Network – Canada (WPSN-C)
Cosponsored by: Mena Coalition for WHRDs, Awid, Equality Fund
SUPPORTED BY: Global Fund For Women
Further details & registration: wpsn-canada.org/sudan
The discussion will include the following areas:
Overview of the political situation now and the main challenges to the transition from gender perspective
Violence against women following the coup
Women, peace and security status and the situation in conflict areas
Women groups and leadership of resistance
Kholood Khair, Sudanese researcher, Managing Partner @ Insight Strategy Partners, a think-and-do-tank in Khartoum
Ngda Mansour, A Sudanese political activist and commentator, former member in government delegation to Juba peace talks.
Dr. Sara Abdelgalil, Member of Sudan Doctors For Human Rights
Nasrein Alsaim, Youth leader, Chair of UN Secretary General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change