Written by Liv Tonnessen

The Politics of Women’s Representation in Sudan: Debating Women’s Rights in Islam from the Elites to the Grassroots

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This report explores Sudanese elite women’s perceptions of gender equality and to what extent they represent grassroots women’s priorities and attitudes. Download

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Gendered Citizenship in Sudan: Competing Perceptions of Women’s Civil Rights within the Family Laws among Northern and Southern Elites in Khartoum

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In Sudan, family laws are formed and applied by the religious communities – Islamic, Christian and traditional African beliefs -creating a gendered citizenship that has led to the absence of ‘equality before the law’ not only between men and women in general but also between Sudanese women across religious and tribal affiliations. In contrast to…

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