• Child marriage and education in Eastern Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
      A new understanding that educating girls' does not constrain their marriage potential is emerging in eastern Sudan. Girls who continue their education and their families are role models who challenge the cultural boundaries ...
    • Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation in Sudan: A never ending story? 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (CMI Insight 2016:1, Report, 2016-01-01)
      Women inside and outside of the Sudanese government were deeply concerned about the high prevalence rates of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) after decades of efforts to eradicate the practice. Criminalization of FGM emerged ...
    • Drivers of child marriage in eastern Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
      There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality of child marriage. However, tradition and protection of girls’ ...
    • Family law reform in Sudan: A never ending story? 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Brief no. 2018:08, Report, 2018-06-01)
      The family law in Sudan, legalises child marriage, stipulates a wife’s obedience to her husband, and gives the male guardian veto power on women’s consent to marriage. #JusticeforNoura has shone a spotlight on early and ...
    • Interventions for the abandonment of child marriage in Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
      Child marriage is legal, and accepted, throughout Sudan and the country has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. This brief examines interventions against child marriage in Sudan, which is best described ...
    • Sudan country case study: Child rights 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv (UTV Working Paper 2011:3, Research report, 2011-08-26)
    • The Women's Quota in Conflict Ridden Sudan: Ideological Battles for and against Gender Equality 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Women's Studies International Forum vol. Volume 41 no. Part 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National Assembly represent women's interests, paying special attention to ...
    • The Women's Quota in Conflict Ridden Sudan (in Arabic) 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Working paper, 2015-09-01)
      This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National Assembly represent women's interests, paying special attention to ...
    • Weak law forbidding female genital mutilation in Red Sea State, Sudan 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Bamkar, Sharifa (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:1, Working paper, 2017-05-01)
      This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence rates of FGM/C in Sudan (where 89% of females have undergone the ...
    • Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (CMI Report R 2015:10, Research report, 2015-11-01)
      This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition of rape that is clearly de-linked from the Islamic crime of zina (i.e., sexual ...
    • Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic) 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (CMI Report R 2015:10, Research report, 2016-09-01)
      This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, published in November 2015. The English version can be found here . Below ...
    • Women’s Equal Rights and Islam in Sudanese Republican Thought: A Translation of Three Family Law Booklets from 1975, Produced and Circulated by the Republican Sisters 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Taha, Asma Mahmoud Muhammed (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:5, Working paper, 2015-08-01)
      This paper includes a translation of three booklets produced by the Sudanese Republican Sisters in commemoration of International Women’s Day in 1975: (i) Women Rights in the Constitution and under Sudanese Sharia Laws , ...