About Sudan - Social Situation

 Social Situation

Violations against Children & women in the Conflict Areas

  • Killing and maiming.
  • Rape and other forms of sexual violence.
  • Denial of access to humanitarian aid.
  • Attacks on schools and hospitals.
  • Abductions.
  • Children associated with armed forces and groups.
  • Forced displacement, forced labor and trafficking for labor and sexual purposes.

The Daily Discrimination of Women in Sudan:

  • In 1996 the Sudanese government established in 1996 what is known as public order act (a law), to restrict the freedom of the Sudanese people, mainly of the women, 40 - 50 000 women are arrested every year under articles: 152, 153 and 154 of this law which are about clothing in an indecent way, indecent acts or prostitution.
  • Women are not allowed to travel or move out of sudan unless in a company of her husband, brother, father or adult son. 
  • Female genital mutilation.
  • Forced marriage.
  • Sexual harassment and sexual abuses.
  • Poor health and medical care.
  • Illiteracy among women (46%).