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Sudan Gears up Efforts to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals

The National Population Council in collaboration with UNDP have organized a two day orientation session on the transition from MDGs to SDGs in Sudan on 22-24 Novemeber.  


Supporting the Justice Sector Response to Gender-Based Violence

On 27 May 2015, The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, called for a more open and constructive dialogue among all parties to address the causes and…  



Building Livelihoods in Otash IDP Camp in Darfur

“We are now doing well and are moving out of poverty,” says Miriam, who together with Safia and Assia has started a small business in Otash Camp for internally displaced people in South Darfur. Having…  


Local development gives Kassala a new lease of life

40 year old Ibtisam Abaker only had primary school education before she got married. Now, she is divorced with five children, the oldest 12, and the youngest, 6. Ibtisam lives in Banat, west of…  


Improving the Lives of Women in Prisons in East Sudan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with its local partner Zenab for Women in Development recently launched a project for improving the lives of female inmates in Gedarif,…  


DARFUR ON THE MOVE- Mediation, not escalation

“We are getting back to square one (2003) in Darfur” says Saaed Adam Sharfeddin. Due to an upsurge in fighting between the Government’s Rapid Support Force and rebel groups in South Darfur, a total…  


Conflict Reduced in Blue Nile State

In the Blue Nile State, a demarcation and compensation process led to the re-opening of 109 kms of livestock corridor late last year. As a result, the reported police cases of conflict between farmers…  


Training for a Better Future in Blue Nile state

Last November, twenty three year old Alhindi Abdalla arrived at the Khartoum Vocational Training Centre along with 41 youth from Elhay Elgnoubi, Rosairis locality in Blue Nile State to start their two…  


Windows of Opportunity: UNDP Help Empower Women and Reduce Poverty in Rural Areas

Making ends meet is what Fatima and other women in Sharg Al-Nil area struggle to achieve each day. With rapid increases in living expenses and diminishing work opportunities, securing a decent living…  

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