Hala al-Karib is a Sudanese activist for women's rights in the Horn of Africa. She is the Regional Director of the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) and the editorial head of the annual journal ‘Women in Islam’.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaThe revolution in Sudan: let it fall
The will of the Sudanese youth is unmasking the dogma of a violent regime.
Violence against women at Sudan’s universities has been tolerated for far too long
Western agencies have focused on female genital mutilation in Sudan, but this isn't the only women’s rights battle...
Horn of Africa: there are no quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’
An effective response to violence and harmful ideologies is important. But projects are failing to adequately engage...
Meriam’s courage: facing death by hanging
Meriam Ibrahim Yahya is incarcerated and shackled in Sudan's Omdurman Women’s Prison. Her twenty month old child and...
The politics and culture of skin bleaching in Sudan
The past 25 years have witnessed fundamental sociopolitical and cultural changes in Sudan. Women have been the...
Sudanese women: you can beat us but you cannot break us
Amira Osman is awaiting trial for refusing to cover her hair. She is one of thousands of Sudanese women who are...