Sudan’s revolutionary women

By Nicholas Norbrook
Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 11:51, updated on Thursday, 4 July 2019 19:02

Women have played a key role in driving change in Sudan (AP Photos/Salih Basheer)

The leaders of Sudan's revolution have a varied background; and the role of women and of business has not been fully told.

Dalia El Roubi is an activist, and a member of the Sudan Congress Party.

She was just ten years old when Omer al-Bashir seized power, and has been jailed for her resistance against the regime.

Her father was a businessman, who created Africa’s first battery factory with his brothers. But her real luck, she says, is the strong women in her family.

 

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