To raise the general public awareness of women's rights and draw their attention
to the ongoing struggle for equal rights;
To enhance the positive participation of young people especially adolescent
girls in the campaign for women’s rights;
To create an enabling environment for civil society organizations and local
women groups to strengthen partnerships and alliances.
The event was successfully implemented and it showed great solidarity between
This year SuWEP and Salmmah through its youth programme which was designed in
2005 to train and build up the capacities of Sudanese youth on women and human
rights related issues, and as a consequence of its activities. Salmmah’s Friends
group brings together committed university students, and graduates; and other
likeminded individuals who share the same vision and values of Salmmah this
event offered the opportunity for them to leverage the strength of their
collective voices, expertise and resources to create and increase social equity
for Sudanese women. The event created new connection between the youth groups
and Sudanese civil society organizations and associations; it also offered
channels for the youth to promote their talents.
The event had given exposure to the idea of celebrating the international women
day in the community, and also made it easier for human right groups to advocate
and promote for other human right treaties.
SuWEP and Salmmah having celebrating the event on an annual basis have open
channels of communications with the authorities that resulted in easier
processes of permission and license for the event.