Newspaper Articles and Blogs

Women hold posters reading "Only one hero, the people," left, and "The power belongs to the people" during a demonstration in Algeria on March 8.
Women hold posters reading “Only one hero, the people,” left, and “The power belongs to the people” during a demonstration in Algeria on March 8. (Anis Belghoul/AP)

2019:

al-Nagar, Samia.” The role of women in the revolution.” November 12, 2019, Al-Midan newspaper (in Arabic).

al-Nagar, Samia and Tønnessen, Liv. 2019 “I’m against all of the laws of this regime”: What Sudan’s women want.” Blog post in African Arguments.

Tønnessen, Liv. “Sudan: Nothing is sacred for president Omar al-Bashir.” CMI blog, January 25 2019.

Tønnessen, Liv. “Seksuell vold skremmer ikke Sudans kvinner fra gatedemonstasjoner” July 2, 2019 Bistandsaktuelt. (Article in Norweigan)

Tønnessen, Liv and al-Nagar, Samia. “Sexual violence does not stop Sudan’s women from speaking up.” Sudan blog at CMI, 2019.

Tønnessen, Liv. “Sudan: Presidenten gjør sykehusene til målskiver” newspaper op-ed in Bistandsaktuelt (Norwegian newspaper)  on the Sudanese uprising, January 23rd 2019

Tripp, Aili Mari. Women are deeply involved in the Algerian protests — on International Women’s Day, and all the timeMonkey Cage, Washington Post, May 7, 2019.

Que veulent les femmes qui participent à la révolution au Soudan ?” (Blog translated into French by Presse-Toi A Gauche.)

2017:

Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia; and Gafar Bamkar Sharifa. “Weak law forbidding FGM in Sudan” 2017. Open democracy.