Sudan & South Sudan: Women as Agents of Security

Sudan & South Sudan: Women as Agents of Security

This article was originally published by Sudan Tribune. They stand shoulder to shoulder in a wide circle listening to one another’s concerns and fears. The group varied in age, religion, politics, ethnicity, etc. Regardless of their differences, a common theme peers out at all of us in the room—insecurity is growing in these two countries, […]

5 Keys to Peace: Lessons from Women in Sudan & South Sudan

I recently returned from Addis Ababa where The Institute for Inclusive Security convened a diverse group of 20 women from Sudan and South Sudan during the African Union Summit. Both countries signed peace accords in September 2012. Until very recently, virtually nothing had been done to implement the agreements. Women have been largely absent from […]

Children of War, Women of Peace

This article by Philister Baya Lawiri is cross posted on The Elders. Sudan, once the largest nation is Africa, recently split into two. This separation was the result of over five decades of war. I was a child of war. I personally know the bitter experiences of loss and displacement. I wish I could say […]