Press Releases & Statements

24 Nov, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis in Sudan Takes a Turn for the Worse

COVID-19 Crisis in Sudan Takes a Turn for the Worse Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is extremely concerned about the escalating second wave of COVID-19 across Sudan, which is inflamed by a deepening financial crisis, limited access to medical services, ongoing displacement due to violent attacks in Darfur, and a huge migration of Ethiopian refugees...
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16 Nov, 2020

Statement on International Day for Tolerance

Statement on International Day for Tolerance On this International Day for Tolerance, we are mindful of the ongoing violent attacks on innocent Darfuri civilians that prevent the full enforcement of human rights in Sudan. The legacy of former President al-Bashir’s genocidal campaign in Darfur is alive and well, and the people of Darfur are still...
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06 Nov, 2020

Growing Food Insecurity Crisis Demands Immediate Action and Funding

Growing Food Insecurity Crisis Demands Immediate Action and Funding On October 30, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced that an estimated one in four Sudanese currently face food shortages, largely driven by ongoing violent clashes, recent natural disasters, and the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.  Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is extremely concerned about...
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30 Oct, 2020

A Disaster in the Making: Darfur Will Lose UN Civilian Protection by End of Year

A Disaster in the Making: Darfur Will Lose UN Civilian Protection by End of Year Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is gravely concerned about the irresponsible decision by the UNSC and the interim government of Sudan to withdraw UNAMID by December 31, 2020. Alarmingly, a new UN mission (UNITAMS) has been proposed to be deployed...
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