Articles from Sudan
Trade union rights are human rights 21 October 2020
“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Leading the profession 17 October 2019
“Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
African nations actively participated in the development of the Sustainable Development Agenda that acknowledged the centrality of education in the achievement of all other plans for a better world. Like other nations of the world, they committed to the provision of a single, renewed education agenda that is holistic, ambitious...“Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
Union growth 18 March 2019
Sudan: In solidarity with human rights activists
As strikes and protests calling for democratic change increase in Sudan, Education International expresses solidarity with the academics and unionists and supports their demands.Sudan: In solidarity with human rights activists
Equity and inclusion 20 June 2018
On World Refugee Day: Safe, quality education for all learners
Education is a human right and a public good helping to enable people at all stages in their lives to achieve their maximum potential. This includes the right to learn and right to teach for refugees and migrants in every corner of the world.On World Refugee Day: Safe, quality education for all learners
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 May 2017
This May Day, why not try solidarity?
As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.This May Day, why not try solidarity?
Trade union rights are human rights 23 February 2015
Safe schools must be a priority in wake of South Sudan mass abduction
The blatant kidnapping of 89 school boys preparing for exams last week stands as another callous example of the dangers students face in conflict zones, and of the threat education poses to those seeking power.Safe schools must be a priority in wake of South Sudan mass abduction
Union growth 18 December 2012
Women trade unionists call for justice for Jalila Khamis Koko
Jalila Khamis Koko is a teacher from the Sudan, who has been charged on five criminal counts and faces the death penalty; she has been detained for more than nine months, with no charges brought against her until now.Women trade unionists call for justice for Jalila Khamis Koko
News 3 December 2007
Sudan: EI expresses relief at the release of UK teacher
EI has expressed its relief following the release of Gillian Gibbons from a Sudanese prison. Gibbons, a British teacher, was jailed for blasphemy after her students named a teddy bear Muhammad.Sudan: EI expresses relief at the release of UK teacher
News 9 October 2006
EI campaigns for a decisive UN mandate in Darfur
Education International has joined the campaign to endorse the deployment of a meaningful UN peacekeeping force in Darfur, urging the Sudanese Government to accept the presence of the United Nations peacekeeping force when the mandate of the African Union peacekeeping force comes to an end.EI campaigns for a decisive UN mandate in Darfur
31 May 2006
A refugee teacher in Darfur, by Jean-Claude Badoux
To the east of Chad around a dozen camps are spread over an area of extremely dry land, 60 km wide and 400 km long, exposed to the sandstorms. 240,000 people from different ethnic groups have arrived here from Darfur, Sudan, since 2003. The arrival of refugees continues steadily due...A refugee teacher in Darfur, by Jean-Claude Badoux