News from Sudan
The Cabinet of Ministers has ratified the Convention of Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and signed on to the Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women in Africa (‘the Maputo Protocol’).
An update on efforts of civil society to reform the law and institutions governing organizations registered under the Sudan Voluntary and Humanitarian Works Act of 2006, and the way forward.
Widespread rioting and insecurity have prompted the Governors of South and North Darfur to declare a state of emergency and impose curfews in their states their states
Governor of North Darfur State declares a state of emergency throughout the state and imposes a curfew from 0600 to 1800.
This report is produced as part of the Sudan Civic Space Monitor and presents a brief on the situation of civic space in the country based on the fundamental pillars of Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Freedom of Association and Assembly, Non-discrimination/Inclusion and Citizen/Political Participation. The report is based on news and information that is captured and published on the Civic Monitor website and analysis provided by Sudanese civil society actors from different backgrounds and areas of expertise.