Women in Khartoum’s informal job market face struggle for rights [Sudan]

Author: Kate McIntosh, Sudan Tribune , Published on: 26 May 2013

...[T]housands of Sudanese and migrant women who work in Khartoum’s informal labour market – as tea ladies, dressmakers, or as street vendors selling nuts, sweets and grilled meat...[working] in male-dominated areas...[are] vulnerable to exploitation and harassment along gender and ethnicity lines. Shafe has been selling strips of spiced barbecued t to shoppers and traders in North Khartoum’s Bahri souq for the past three years...She previously worked as a tea lady for one year, but quit after suffering sexual harassment.

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