Sudan protests: The women driving change

Student Alaa Salah became a protest icon after a video of her leading chants against former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir went viral.

The 22-year-old, dressed in white, earned the nickname ‘The Nubian Queen’.

She talked to the BBC about her unexpected fame after she went to demonstrate against the country’s former leader.

And long-time Sudanese activist Balghis Badri tells of her surprise at the wider role of women in shaping those protests.