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Paper tiger law forbidding FGM in Sudan
(CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7, Report, 2017-09-01)
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ban on FGM in the National Child Act miserably failed to materialize. ...
Human Smuggling and Trafficking in Eastern Sudan
(Sudan Report SR 2017:2, Research report, 2017-09-01)
Sudan has long been a hub for individuals from the Horn of Africa on their way to north Africa, Europe, and beyond, and this has only increased in recent years. In particular, eastern Sudan often serves as a passage for ...
Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose
(Sudan Report SR 2017:3, Research report, 2017-09-01)
Child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties are under 18 years of age. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, but disproportionately affects girls. Each year, 15 million girls are ...
Poverty among Sudanese communities along the eastern borders: A case study from the Kassala and Gedarif States
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:2, Working paper, 2017-06-01)
The data for this paper was collected through a survey aimed at reviewing the socioeconomic conditions of the communities living along the Sudanese border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. The survey was conducted during ...
Compensatory Livestock Thievery: A New Trend in Economic Crime In Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:3, Working paper, 2017-08-01)
“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out of a war environment. In this form of crime, thieves steal animals, particularly ...