PEACEBUILDING - MEET THE WOMEN - IN ACTION - IN SUDAN MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD
17 January 2023
Saferworld works with communities, civil society and elected representatives across Sudan to identify and build opportunities to improve public participation in local and national governance and bring the voices of the most marginalised to the fore. [...] This programme contributed towards the achievement of the overarching goal of the Government of the Netherlands’ Addressing Root Causes of Conflict (ARC) Fund to address the political and socio-economic root causes of armed conflict and instability and irregular migration in Sudan. [...] As the only woman and with more awareness, they can lead, and connect and solve issues like the ongoing among 14 men who worked on an initiative to connect Tarawa to the national electricity fights between Nuba and Bani Amir tribes in Kassala.” – Zainab network, Zainab met with political leaders in Kassala and the Ministry of Electricity to Zainab (45), from Tarawa neighbourhood, is the head of a. [...] Hawa says that “working with the community committee allowed me to know everyone in my neighbourhood and also in Mukram which is on the other side of Kassala the city.”Hawa has been a part of the Tarawa community action group from its inception; she was also part of the road rehabilitation project which was of huge benefit to the community. [...] The campaign was warmly welcomed by the community, and helped to develop the school and the community, but being on the community action group allowed me to be group’s recognition within the neighbourhood.