Meet Safaa Elagib Adam.
Safaa is a Sudanese peace and gender activist who has worked in rel ief o pe rations in both Darfur and Eastern Sudan . Her involvement in Sudanese women’s forum s since the 4th World Women Conference has been instrumental in voicing women’s concerns . Saafa’s role as Gender Expert Team Leader in the 7th round of the Darfur-Sudan Peace talks in Abuja was vital in leading women civil society to the negotiation table .
Safaa and her colleagues are launching a number of activities for this year’s 16 Days of Activism – including the opening of a women’s center in Darfur, a march, and other awareness-raising activities.
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Women’s groups advocate for rape law reform , ReliefWeb, 3 December 2009.
Darfur civil society to participate in Doha peace talks , ReliefWeb, 11 November 2009.
Civil society urges ceasefire and peace in Darfur , Sudan Tribune, 21 November 2009.
Tensions soar in Sudan with violent clashes and political arrests , Guardian, 7 December 2009.