issue: Right to peace

SIHA Network’s Statement to the 71st Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

SOAWR Member, the SIHA Network, has made a Statement to the 71st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Read an extract below.  “The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network) was created by women activists from Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Eritrea in the mid-1990s. For the past 25 years we have held a unique position working as a feminist regional civil society network operating in the politically volatile contexts of the Greater Horn of Africa. We work through and firmly believe in the collective power of African women.

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Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL)

The Women’s NGO Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) was established as an organ for coordinating the activities of women organisations in Liberia in 1998. We coordinate the activities of womens organisations in Liberia and bring women together to formulate and present their independent views on government issues directly affecting women of Liberia. We have a membership of over 104 network members in the 15 political sub–divisions of Liberia.

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WOLPNET is an Non-Governmental, Non for profit and advocacy organisation for rights of teenaged mothers, women and children especially those in difficult situations orphans, refugees, the rights of self-empowerment, social service, security, freedom from domestic, gender, sexual, political and any form of violence including war.

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