Professor Balghis Yousif Badri               

Position: Director of the Regional Institute for Gender, Diversity, Peace and Rights (RIGDPR)

Department: The Regional Institute for Gender, Diversity, Peace and Rights (RIGDPR)

Degrees (start with the latest):

  • 1978 Ph.D. Sociology, Hull University, England.
  • 1974M.Sc.  Social Anthropology – University of Khartoum.
  • 1971B.Sc.  Honors Sociology Division II Upper Class- University of Khartoum.

Research interests

Women empowerment in different aspects, Gender mainstreaming, Human Rights and Law, Violence against Women, Family & marriage, Constitution &Election, Peace building, Diversity, Development, Migration .

Most Recent Publications:

  • Badri, Balghis & Zein, Howida (2018) Chapter on literature Review of Studies about Sudanese Families. Reviewing researches and published materials in the book Arab Family Studies: Critical Reviews. Edited by Jehani N & Josef S, Published by  Syracuse university. New York
  • Badri, Balghis and Tripp, Ailli (ed) (2017) Women’s Activism in Africa. Zed books: London.
  • Badri, Balghis  and Abdelhalim, Sami(ed) (2015), Women'sRights in the Constitution. Published by AUW
  • Ahmed H. Eljack & Balghis Badri (eds) (2012).Empowering Women To Develop Sudan. Published  by AUW
  • Badri, Balghis & Martin C. (2010) Inter-Communal Conflicts In Sudan Causes, Resolution Mechanisms and Transformation. Ahfad University for Women and Novib -Holland
  • Badri, Balghis (2009) Gender Mainstreaming In Sudanese Universities. Published by AUW
  • Akolda M. Tire & Badri, Balghis (2008) Law Reform in Sudan. Published by AUW
  • Badri, Balghis (ed) (2008)Sudanese Women Profile And Pathways To Empowerment. Published by AUW

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Workshops & Conference

Regional Conference: "African Women Leading Transformation", 3rd - 4th March 2014

15 September 2014
Regional Conference: "African Women Leading Transformation", 3rd - 4th March 2014

This conference brought together women from all over the continent to exchange experiences, to document the achievements of women's movements in Africa, and to voice African women's concerns and visions...

Workshop: "Diversity Management", 26th - 27th August 2014

17 September 2014
Workshop: "Diversity Management", 26th - 27th August 2014

On 26th and 27th August 2014, RIGDPR hosted a workshop on Diversity Management, assembling social scientists to reflect on the challenges connected to cultural and other diversities in present Sudan....

Previous Workshops and Conferences

17 September 2014

This list gives an overview of workshops and conferences done before 2013. For more information, look also at our Newsletters.  

Public Lecture: "Islamic Feminism", 16th January 2014

17 September 2014
Public Lecture: "Islamic Feminism", 16th January 2014

Dr. Liv Tønnessen from the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway, held a public lecture on 16th January 2014 on "Islamic Feminism", discussing the specific strains of feminism that developed on...