Sudan’s official news agency (SUNA) reported that the deputy ambassador to the EU Hamdi Hasab Al-Rasoul met with the Director of the executive office of the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy.
Al-Rasoul delivered a message from Sudanese foreign minister Deng Alor informing the EU of its decision to withdraw from the amendments introduced to the CA in 25 June 2005.
Despite the popularity of mobile messaging service Whats App in Sudan, this was a rare case of such a crime being publicly flaunted in the conservative nation, where women risk flogging for leaving their hair uncovered under morality laws which took effect after the 1989 Islamist-backed coup by President Omar al-Bashir.
The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network), a regional association of women's groups, said the 18-year-old pregnant woman was lured to an empty property and attacked while house-hunting last year.
While there are no accurate figures to gauge the extent of child prostitution in the scrappy, low-rise city, the steady deterioration of South Sudan's security and economy has undoubtedly exacerbated the problem, say humanitarian workers. South Sudan descended into civil war after President Salva Kiir fired his deputy, unleashing a conflict that has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. independent commission said sexual violence had reached "epic proportions" in South Sudan and that 70 percent of women in Juba had suffered some form of sexual assault since the end of 2013.
"Women and girls may resort to exchanging sex for food, shelter, or money to meet their daily living needs for themselves and their families in order to survive another day," said Jennifer Melton of the U. The United Nations has warned of a possible genocide, millions face famine and an estimated 3.5 million have fled their homes, 2 million of them children. "During conflict, parents are unable to protect or care for their children, they get separated and children on their own despair and do not hesitate to use the only asset they have, which is selling their body to survive," said Cathy Groenendijk of Confident Children out of Conflict (CCC), an organisation caring for vulnerable children like Stacey.
Arrests were made after publication of the video in January, SIHA Network said on its website.
June 23, 2009 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government formally submitted to the European Union (EU) a notification of withdrawal from the amendments made to the Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP)-European Union (EU) Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CA) signed in 2005.Al-Rasoul added that Sudan has reservations over provisions in the amendments related to combating HIV through safe sex practices and birth control.The Cotonou treaty in its original format aims at the reduction and eventual eradication of poverty while contributing to sustainable development and to the gradual integration of ACP countries into the world economy.Last March the ICC issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir over allegations of masterminding war crimes in the Western region of Darfur.The UN Security Council referred the Darfur case to the ICC for investigation in March 2005 under a Chapter VII resolution since Sudan is not a member of the ICC.