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Indigenous Peoples

Sudan, English

Ethnic and cultural communities shall have the right to freely enjoy and develop their particular cultures; members of such communities shall have the right to practice their beliefs, use their languages, observe their religions and raise their children within the framework of their respective cultures and customs. (Art. 47)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

(2) The State is committed to the respect and promotion of human dignity; and is founded on justice, equality and the advancement of human rights and fundamental freedoms and assures multi-partism.
… (Art. 1)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

(1) The Bill of Rights is a covenant among the Sudanese people and between them and their governments at every level and a commitment to respect and promote human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in this Constitution; it is the cornerstone of social justice, equality and democracy in the Sudan.
… (Art. 27)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

(1) … Any reference in it to the masculine denotes also reference to the feminine. … (Art. 223)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

This Constitution is predicated upon and guided by the following principles:- (a) the unity of the Sudan is based on the free will of its people, the rule of law, decentralized democratic governance, accountability, equality, respect and justice,
… (Art. 4)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

The Government of National Unity shall undertake the following duties:-

(b) establishment of a decentralized democratic system of governance taking into account the cultural, ethnic, racial, religious, and linguistic diversity and gender equality,
… (Art. 82)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

… Committed to establish a decentralized democratic system of governance in which power shall be peacefully transferred and to uphold justice, equality, human dignity and equal rights and duties of men and women, … (Preamble)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Sudan, English

All persons are equal before the law and are entitled without discrimination, as to race, colour, sex, language, religious creed, political opinion, or ethnic origin, to the equal protection of the law. (Art. 31)

Women’s Rights

Sudan, English

(1) The State shall guarantee equal right of men and women to the enjoyment of all civil, political, social, cultural and economic rights, including the right to equal pay for equal work and other related benefits.
(2) The State shall promote woman rights through affirmative action.
(3) The State shall combat harmful customs and traditions which undermine the dignity and the status of women.
(4) The State shall provide maternity and child care and medical care for pregnant women.
… (Art. 32)

Jurisdiction and Access

Sudan, English

(1) The Constitutional Court shall be the custodian of this Constitution, the constitutions of southern Sudan and the states; its decisions shall be final and binding, it shall:-
(a) interpret constitutional provisions at the instance of the President of the Republic, the National Government,
the Government of Southern Sudan, any state government, the National Assembly, or the Council of States,
(b) have original jurisdiction to decide disputes that arise under this Constitution and the constitutions of Northern states at the instance of government, juridical entities or individuals,
(c) decide on appeals against the decisions of Southern Sudan Supreme Court on the Interim Constitution of Southern Sudan and the constitutions of Southern Sudan states,
(d) protect human rights and fundamental freedoms,
(e) adjudicate on the constitutionality of laws or provisions in accordance with this Constitution, the Interim Constitution of Southern Sudan or the relevant state constitutions,
(f) adjudicate on constitutional disputes between levels and organs of government, in respect of areas of exclusive, concurrent or residual competence.
… (Art. 122)