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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
... transnational. My study of gender and sexuality in Muslim northern Sudan under- scores the coexistence of two transnational institutions: the Sudanese Com- munist Party (SCP) and its afﬂliated Sudanese Women’s Union (SWU); and the Islamist state as represented by the National Islamic Front (NIF) and...
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 89–111.
Published: 01 July 2005
...). The SWU, founded in the 1940s as an afﬁliate of the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP), took stands against what they termed “negative customs” like zar spirit possession and female circumcision, but the latter “never became a major [S]WU or SCP agenda item. Instead, leaders saw the...
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., Sondra Hale found that “the patriarchal ideology, structure, and organization of the Marxist-Leninist SCP [Sudanese Communist Party] may have diminished its role as a truly dynamic force for social- ist transformation, especially in regard to the subordination of women” (1986:26...