“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
For January, in which South Africa has the Security Council presidency, the January MAP provides recommendations on c
In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic
The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor
Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi
11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.
The three masked gunmen burst into Asha Muse Ali's tent at night and grabbed every item of value they could find: $85
GALKAYO, Somalia - Aid workers in Somalia say they are seeing an alarming number of rapes in refugee camps housing th
Kismayo, Somalia (AHN) - Somali extremist group Al Shabaab arrested 30 women for selling the plant drug khat inside K
Nairobi — They have all the physical qualities of men but I don't think they deserve to be called men," sa
The Somali rebel group Al-shababa has ordered women and children for the participation in the ongoing fight in the co
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Last week two girls, aged 14 and 18, were shot in a public execution in Somalia after the extremist
The United Nations envoy for Somalia today strongly condemned the summary execution of two young women who had been a
The president of Somalia's Puntland government opened the country's first-ever international women's conference in th
Since rival clans overthrew the government in Somalia in 1991, the country has been in the grip of a vicious civil wa
CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.
Hargeisa (Somalilandpress) – The first lady opened a national conference for the women at Ambassador Hotel.
GALKAYO, 30 September 2010 (IRIN) - Poor education among women and lack of access to health facilities in many rural
At least 10 women have died in the district of Afgooye in the region of the Lower Shabelle of Somalia due to labour c
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 29 September 2010 – It is hard to think of a place where children are more at risk than Som
Sitting on the barren ground and waving away dust swirling around her, Khadija Abdi Hajji patiently waits for the met
Some of Somali women groups in Banaadir Region are blaming Prime Minister Umar Abdirashid Sharmarke to be behind civi
Juba, Sudan – Developing the ability of women legislators to govern more effectively, especially with regards t
Being mothers, sisters, daughters or even wives Somali women have been violated in many ways, their sons, husbands, b
NAIROBI, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - Authorities in Galkayo, in Somalia's self-declared autonomous region of Puntland,
The capital of Mogadishu, Somalia has been the scene of ongoing clashes between Government troops and Islamist Milita
'THE KAMPALA TRAGEDY HAS HEIGHTENED INTERNATIONAL
Ninety Somali youth and women successfully concluded six three-day workshops held August 3-9 to increase their unders
SOMALIA - UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON SOMALIA CALLS FOR PROTECTION
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on all parties to the conflict in Mogadishu, Somali to take a
A very high proportion of civilians, among them large numbers of women and young children, are bearing the brunt of o
Kenyan forces at the Somali border and in nearby refugee camps are abusing asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war-to
Food is scarce in Ethiopia, where most of the population lives in rural, drought-prone areas in a state of chronic po
Shot at and raped. Arrested and beaten. Detained and deported. Extorted and robbed. Threatened and insulted.
UNDP and the Training Research Group (TRG), a local NGO in Somaliland, have launched a project to improve the livelih
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Somalia (SRSG), Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, and the UN Resident
An Alberta woman who was held hostage for more than 15 months in Somalia has started a foundation to send women in th
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (
This 62-page report finds that al-Shabaab forces have brought greater stability to many areas in southern Somalia, bu
The overthrow of President Said Barre in 1991 marked a turning point in Somali politics, economy and society.
Hundreds of Somalis have marched through the streets of Mogadishu, protesting against al-Shabab militants.
One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal
For over two decades now, the tiny nation Somalia, in the Horn of Africa, has endured protracted militarized violence
Somali refugee Saada hates what she does but can see no other way to feed her six children -- working as a prostitute