Contributing to prevention of human trafficking in Kassala (French Embassy – ZWD)

In collaboration with the French Embassy, ZWD launched "Contribute to Prevention of Human Trafficking Project" in Kassala state in September 2017. The project provides legal aid support to victims of human trafficking, aiming to raise awareness amongst the communities of refugees on laws and regulations against human trafficking crimes. Victims cases are represented by lawyers at local courts in Kasala State which encompass the major refugees camps in E...

Happy International Women’s Day 2018!

Happy International Women’s Day 2018!
Fatima Ahmed of Zenab organization giving a talk at today's celebrations of the International Women's Day. For years, Zenab organization has been working with UNDP in the field of women empowerment in Kassala and Gedarif states. UNDP supported activities included the launch of a legal aid center in Gedarif State targeting vulnerable populations in particular women. The legal aid provided includes sensitization of legal rights as well as legal represe...

NED legal aid awareness raising forums: Omsinaibra village & Gadaref state women’s prison

ZWD held NED legal aid awareness raising forums in Omsinaibra village (February 24, 2018) and Gadaref state women's prison (March 1, 2018). The forums were organized as part of  NED-ZWD Access to Justice & Legal Aid-Gadaref State- East Sudan project, aiming to 1) raise awareness among communities in eastern Sudan about human rights and 2) provide legal aid services to disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in Eastern Sudan, particularly women. ...

Embassy of Japan in Khartoum Supports ZWD for Kanz Girls’ School Primary School Rehabilitation Project

Embassy of Japan in Khartoum Supports ZWD for Kanz Girls’ School Primary School Rehabilitation Project
ZWD officially signed contract with the Embassy of Japan's Grassroots Human Security Projects Scheme (GGP) in Khartoum for the implementation of Kanz Girls' Primary School Rehabilitation Prpject in West Gallabaat, Al Kanz Village in Gadaref (USD 192,610). The project aims to ensure access to primary education in a safe, hygienic and structurally sound learning environment for over 500 primary school-aged girls in Gadaref state. Lack of access to suc...

COP23 Women for Results Panel

COP23 Women for Results Panel
Original post/video by UNFCCC We speak with powerful women who are leaders in protecting the planet as we celebrate the Momentum for Change UN Climate Solutions Award winners under the Women for Results focus area at #COP23. Their projects on eco-fashion, corals and fisheries, gender inclusion in sustainable agriculture and resilient livelihoods showcase how women are paving the way for #ClimateActionworldwide.

Winners of 2017 Momentum for Change Awards Announced: ZWD for ‘Women for Results’

Winners of 2017 Momentum for Change Awards Announced: ZWD for ‘Women for Results’
Zenab for Women in Development knows women are game changers when it comes to building resilient livelihoods through increased agricultural productivity, food security, and household income. Agricultural training, and access to finance & markets, empowers women to gain independence and gender equality in farming. Find out more, here: http://bit.ly/2xZiGXi PRESS RELEASE Winners of 2017 UN Climate Solutions Awards Announced 19 Global Climate