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Feminist activist and medical student Razan will be celebrating the news that FGM has officially been criminalised in Sudan.

‘Historic milestone’ as Sudan criminalises FGM

17 July 2020

The criminalisation of FGM/C in Sudan is a “historic milestone” for girls’ rights and gender equality.

Sudan outlawing FGM/C is a huge step forward for girls' rights.

Sudan moves to criminalise female genital mutilation

2 May 2020

Plan International welcomes Sudan’s bold move towards outlawing female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) - a huge step forwards for girls' and women's rights.

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Sudan unrest: Children must not become targets of violence

31 July 2019

Following a fatal shooting that resulted in the deaths of at least 5 children in Sudan, Plan International is calling on the government to hold the perpetrators to account.

Girl from South Sudan.

Relief as Noura Hussein death sentence overturned

27 June 2018

Plan International welcomes news that the death sentence for the 19-year-old rape victim has been overturned. However, we're urging the Sudan government to protect girls like Noura who are at risk of child marriage and sexual violence. 

Girl from South Sudan.

Death sentence for 19-year-old rape victim

16 May 2018

A 19-year-old victim of child marriage and rape has been condemned to death in Sudan. This tragic case illustrates why child marriage must be banned. 


20 November 2015

“One morning an armed group attacked our village. My husband was killed and I am now alone with no help to support 6 children,” says Samia Dawood, 31, from Um Ghubeish village in East Jebel Marra in Sudan’s Darfur region.

When fighting erupted in January this year, Samia fled with her children to Zamzam camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) where she continues to take refuge today.