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Sudanese women demonstrate for gender equality, urge CEDAW ratification

https://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article68800 January 2, 2019 (KHARTOUM) – Thousands of women took to the streets of Khartoum calling for gender equality and the ratification of an international convention for women rights. Sudanese women participated massively in the four-month protests that led to the collapse of the former president Omer al-Bashir whose Islamist regime oppressed women and confiscated […]

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Dec

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Secondary school leaving exams to begin this month

https://radiotamazuj.org/en/news/article/secondary-school-leaving-exams-to-begin-this-month South Sudanese secondary school students will begin sitting examinations at different sits across the country on 16 December, the examinations council said. Simon Nyok Deng, the secretary general for the national examinations council, said on Friday that the number of eligible students for this year’s secondary school leaving exams reached 27,145 students with girls […]

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Nov

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Home | News Tuesday 19 November 2019 UNICEF calls for urgent action to end child abuse in S. Sudan

http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article68544 November 18, 2019 (JUBA) – Urgent action is required to end abuse and exploitation of children in South Sudan, the United Nations Children’s agency (UNICEF) said Monday. JPEG – 18.5 kb Child soldiers sit with their rifles at a ceremony held on 10 February 2015 as part of a disarmament campaign overseen by UNICEF […]

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Oct

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On the 13th of October 2019 I have completed my first ever half- marathon (13.1 miles) in London! I have crossed the finish line with a time of 2:51:29. It was an incredibly difficult race. I started off feeling great and for 8 miles experienced no pain. However, after the 8 mile point it became […]

02
Oct

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Sudan gets $ 59.7m grant to strengthen education sector

http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article68197 September 26, 2019 (KHARTOUM) –Sudanese government and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) on Thursday signed a $ 59.7 million grant agreement aimed at improving the education sector in the country. The grant agreement was signed by the Minister of Economy Ibrahim al-Badawi and the Minister of Education Mohamed al-Tom besides representatives of the […]

09
Sep

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Youth leader complains over lack of scholarships for school leavers in Yei

https://radiotamazuj.org/en/news/article/youth-leader-complains-over-lack-of-scholarships-for-school-leavers-in-yei The interim chairperson of Yei River State youth union has said secondary school leavers intending to pursue university education are lacking scholarship opportunities. Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday, Satimon Ale Samuel said his office has been following media reports on students to study within or outside the country, but none hailed from his […]

22
Aug

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The women at the front of Sudan’s political protests

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/sudan-protests-women-khartoum-omar-al-bashir-human-rights-a9005251.html After six years abroad, Khadija Saleh returned to Sudan in March to join protesters in the streets demanding change. She was taking part in a sit-in near the defence ministry in Khartoum on 3 June when security forces stormed in. The area had become a centre for anti-government protests. The 41-year-old said she was […]

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Aug

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We are happy to announce that we got a new sponsor who is sponsoring Maria in her half-marathon run in October this year in London. Finance & Investment Group from Warsaw, Poland donated a total of 500£ to the Walkabout foundation from her name. We are thankful to the owner and Maria looks forward to […]

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Jul

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Civil society group uses film to raise awareness on child marriage in Torit

https://radiotamazuj.org/en/news/article/civil-society-group-uses-film-to-raise-awareness-on-child-marriage-in-torit A network of civil society groups in Torit State on Friday used a film to raise public awareness on the dangers of child marriages amongst school-age children. Entitled, “waja ta Jena”, an Arabic word meaning the pain of a child, the film details the act of early marriage and its dangers in society. Ohoro Leo […]

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