region: Horn of Africa

SIHA Network’s Statement to the 71st Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

SOAWR Member, the SIHA Network, has made a Statement to the 71st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Read an extract below.  “The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network) was created by women activists from Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Eritrea in the mid-1990s. For the past 25 years we have held a unique position working as a feminist regional civil society network operating in the politically volatile contexts of the Greater Horn of Africa. We work through and firmly believe in the collective power of African women.

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Union Nationale des Femmes de Djibouti (UNFD) œuvre pour l’autonomisation des femmes et la protection de la santé maternelle et infantile. L’UNFD travaille également à la lutte contre la pauvreté, l’analphabétisme et toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard des femmes. 

UNFD works for the empowerment of women and the protection of maternal and child health. UNFD also works to end poverty, illiteracy and all forms of discrimination against women.

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