Sudanese Women Lead Nonviolent protest: An Exploration on Women’s Participation in Peace, Reconciliation and Reconstruction

Abstract

A 22-year old Sudanese engineering student, Alaa Salah has become a global icon of nonviolent protest as she stood up protesting against the authoritarian rule of former president, Omar Al Bashir. It is not just Alaa Salah but a large number of Sudanese women who are now at the forefront of peaceful protests to transform the country into a fair and just country. This chapter aims to capture the sentiments and perspectives of young Sudanese women on their pivotal role as peacebuilder.

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nonviolent protests women as peacebuilders women in mediation and negotiation processes.

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Rana Abdalla