Facebook Users Beware!

By Reem Gaafar On Friday, the 25th of March, 2016, a picture of 6 Sudanese women went viral, after the picture was posted on the exiled religious leader Uosif Ali Taha Alkouda’s Facebook page, which he in turn had shared from a shady, previously largely ignored page called ‘Sudanese Women Against Hijab’. The picture was […]

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Be My Family: The Case For Adoption In Sudan

By Reem Gaafar The importance of family cannot be overrated in any way, any context, any country or under any pretense. It’s one of those things that are taken for granted by many. A while ago, a picture on Humans of New York featured a man who spoke about his and his wife’s discussion about […]

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Et si on Réussissait à Échouer ?

By Aline Tou Quand on parle d’une femme qui a réussi, on entend souvent : « Elle est cadre supérieur dans une organisation internationale, elle est mariée au fils de… elle a 2 beaux enfants très intelligents, elle ressemble à un mannequin, elle a fait de grandes études dans une prestigieuse université américaine, elle roule dans une […]

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African Women to Celebrate – IWD 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th.  Throughout the world, women are celebrated for their achievements.  ElleAfrique asked its readers to nominate African women in the diaspora or in Africa who are working tirelessly to improve the political, economical and social landscape for women.  Here were the nominees: Winnie Byanyima – Ugandan […]

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The ‘Womanly’ Thing To Do

Article written by Ibtihal Ahmed. “If you think you are a real woman, then try walking into this building,” said a defying security guard to my friend who, with a brazen assurance, attempted to walk into a public building which had seemingly strict but evasive rules for dress codes. Apparently, her outfit was not to […]

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