Vanquishing the public order laws

Sudan's public order system could be used to justify any number of efforts to subjugate women. Officials relied on the system to dictate what women could wear, where they could go, who they could talk to. The tight system of control was upheld with the threat of flogging even though that punishment had been declared a violation of the African Charter of Human and People's Rights. → Read the rest “Vanquishing the public order laws”