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About Nazik Awad

Nazik Awad is a Sudanese activist who fled to Egypt in 2011 after detention in Sudan. She has worked in youth and peacebuilding organisations for the past decade, and is documenting and monitoring the human rights situation in Sudan focusing on women, youth  and marginalized peoples

Articles by Nazik Awad

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

We cannot afford to be traumatized: the reality for grassroots advocates

When human rights defenders are both advocates and victims, self-care can seem like an impossible luxury. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on mental health, resilience and human rights. العربية. Español.

No podemos permitirnos el lujo de estar traumatizados: la realidad de los defensores locales

Cuando los activistas de derechos humanos son al mismo tiempo defensores y víctimas, el autocuidado puede parecer un lujo imposible. Una contribución al debate de openGlobalRights sobre la salud mental, la resiliencia y los derechos humanos. العربية. English

Without global solidarity the women’s movement will collapse

Borders are closing across the world, blocking women from the Global South both from seeking refuge, having a voice and working on global gender justice.

The call of Sudanese women human rights defenders

Women activists challenging the fundamental structures of their communities and calling for new terms of peaceful coexistence between the Sudanese people, are facing prosecution, sexual violence, and harsh punishment by Sudan's security service, says Nazik Kabalo

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