The Sudanese Women’s Advocacy Mission to New York and Washington DC
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Keywords

Sudanese women
New York
Washington DC
Sudanese civil war

How to Cite

Aquarone, M.-C. (1). The Sudanese Women’s Advocacy Mission to New York and Washington DC. Al-Raida Journal, 72-75. https://doi.org/10.32380/alrj.v0i0.407

Abstract

In June 2000, eight women from the war-torn country of Sudan traveled to the United States to present their message to the world. They wished to say that they were tired of the 45-year-old Sudanese civil war and they wanted to announce that they had formed a peace movement and were calling for an active role in the peace negotiations, to help end the war. Their discussions with United Nations
officials and high-ranking officers of agencies and nongovernmental organizations coincided with the Beijing +5 conference, a conference on women’s rights convened by the UN General Assembly that was attended by more than 10,000 female delegates from 180 countries.

https://doi.org/10.32380/alrj.v0i0.407
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