February

6th of February

On the 6th of February, GIHR released a Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance

to Female Genital Mutilation. GIHR, within the framework of its interest of ensuring the promotion and protection of human rights, particularly in regards to women and girls, stands firmly against female genital mutilation. GIHR urges all governments, civil society, the youth and other interested parties, to unite their efforts in order to ensure the elimination of this horrifying practice. GIHR affirmed its mission to continue to raise awareness through training, capacity building of relevant government agencies, national institutions and NGOS, as well as through its extensive participation in international forums, to ensure a world free of violations of the human rights, health and integrity of girls and women around the globe.

11th February

On the 11th February, GIHR released a Statement on the International Day of Women and

Girls in Science. Based on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, science and gender equality plays a pivotal role in ensuring the achievement of said developmental goals. GIHR would like to take this day to encourage a strengthened and equal participation of girls and women in science and technology. GIHR also urges governments, non-governmental and national institutions to promote gender equality in decision making processes, fight to eliminate drscrimination in the academic field and in employment, and all should actively work towards encouraging opportunities for women in the field.

16th February

On the 16th of February, GIHR co-organised various National Plan Workshops for the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 across Sudan, with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum and with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan.

4 National Plan Workshop was organised for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of the White Nile State, 5 National Plan Workshop for the people of Kassala & Al Qadarif States and finally a National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of South & East Darfur States.

17th February

With the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan, a National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of Red Sea state was co-organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum.

19 February

Dalang – Sudan

With the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan, a National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of South and West

Kordofan States was co-organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum.

20 February

With the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan, a National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of Al Jazirah State was co-organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum. On this day as well, GIHR released a Statement on the World Day of Social Justice, reaffirming the importance of social justice in ensuring a peaceful and prosperous coexistence. Based on its mission to ensure and promote gender equality and human rights in general, GIHR stresses on the necessity in removing any barries resulting of discrimination in regards to gender, race, ethnicity, religion or disability, to eliminate social injustice and ensure social developement.

21st February

On the 10th of February, GIHR issued a statement on the International Mother Language Day. The Geneva Institute for Human Rights affirms that an interest in the mother tongue is linked to a core human rights, specifically the right to education. GIHR stressed on the importance in

governments allocating an estimated portion of their budgets to support mother tongue education. However, this does not diminish the role of national, regional, international bodies and other voluntary organizations, who play a major role in financing activities that support mother tongue education. To ensure the presence of sustainable societies and make sure social mobility and inclusion are achieved for all, we must all come together and ensure the safeguard of cultural and linguistic diversity.

22 February

A National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of North Darfur States and for the people of Blue Nile & Sennar States, was co-organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum and with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan.

23 February

A National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of the North Kordofan State, was co organized with the Ministry of Labor and

Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum and with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan.

27 February

10 National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of West and Central Darfur States, co organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum and with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan.

27 February

11 National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of the Northern State, was co organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum and with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan

27 February

A National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 for the people of the River Nile State and 13 National Plan Workshop for the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 was also organised for the people of the Khartoum State, was co-organized with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Institute for Research and Development Studies at the University of Khartoum, with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Sudan.

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