The Minister of Labor and Social Development Lina Al-Sheikh said, “Surely Sudan will sign all the conventions that guarantee women’s rights in all spheres,” and said her presence in the ministry is an opportunity to support all the feminist movements and their demands. (Sudan Tribune, 17 October 2019).
Similar to what took place in Tunisia and Egypt following the outbreak of spontaneous revolutions that were hijacked by secularists, Sudan now is going through an open secularism that is challenging the Islamic creed, and contradicting the Islamic systems and rules.
Sudan's first women's football league kicked off on Monday with a match between two teams in Khartoum, that was followed by hundreds of fans and diplomats from the stands, according to local and international media. The match was held in the wake of cheers from male and female fans. The launch of this women's football league comes under the transitional rule period,
On the night of Sunday 22nd September, a joint air and ground assault by Afghan and US military forces, targeting what they described as a Taliban hideout in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province, killed at least 40 civilians and injured around 18 others who were attending a wedding party in an adjacent building.
Demonstrations took place in the city of Wad Madani in protest against the ban on wearing the veil (niqab) and abaya during the previews inside Wad Madani College. A circular was given out demanding the (female) students to wear the official uniform (a skirt and a blouse).
“In a statement issued on 31/7/2019, the Union of Palestinian Women's Work Committees, the female framework of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, denounced the position of Hizb ut Tahrir on the Palestinian government’s direction to adopt a law that raises the age of marriage of Palestinian women to 18.