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  1. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: January 2011

    For January, in which South Africa has the Security Council presidency, the January MAP provides recommendations on c

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 452
  2. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  3. SOMALIA: Rape with Impunity - Plight of Somalia's Women Refugees

    The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 827
  4. SOMALIA: Somali Women Refugees Need Greater Protection from Rape and Sexual Assault

    Reporting for BBC News, Zeinab Bedawi gets rare access

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 796
  5. SOMALIA: A Colourful Culmination of the 16 Days Campaign

    Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 801
  6. SOMALIA: Pregnant Women Need More Care

    11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 802
  7. SOMALIA: Rapists Stalk Women in Somali Refugee Camps

    The three masked gunmen burst into Asha Muse Ali's tent at night and grabbed every item of value they could find: $85

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 753
  8. SOMALIA: Women at Risk in Conservative Somalia: Refugees Face Rape Attacks from Gangs of Men

    GALKAYO, Somalia - Aid workers in Somalia say they are seeing an alarming number of rapes in refugee camps housing th

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 744
  9. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Apprehends 30 Women For Selling Khat

    Kismayo, Somalia (AHN) - Somali extremist group Al Shabaab arrested 30 women for selling the plant drug khat inside K

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 706
  10. SOMALIA: Speaking Out for the Rights of Women

    Nairobi — They have all the physical qualities of men but I don't think they deserve to be called men," sa

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 546
  11. SOMALIA: Women and Children Ordered to Fight

    The Somali rebel group Al-shababa has ordered women and children for the participation in the ongoing fight in the co

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 687
  12. SOMALIA: Defying Risks and Extremist Agenda, Somali Women Create Peace Movement

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Last week two girls, aged 14 and 18, were shot in a public execution in Somalia after the extremist

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 688
  13. SOMALIA: UN Envoy Condemns Execution of Somali Women Accused of Spying

    The United Nations envoy for Somalia today strongly condemned the summary execution of two young women who had been a

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 582
  14. SOMALIA: Puntland President Praises Women, Calls for 'War Crimes Tribunal'

    The president of Somalia's Puntland government opened the country's first-ever international women's conference in th

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 453
  15. SOMALIA: Somalian Women Subjected to Rape, Forced Marriage and even Beheading

    Since rival clans overthrew the government in Somalia in 1991, the country has been in the grip of a vicious civil wa

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 311
  16. SOMALIA: Let Her Keep Her Citizenship

    CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 362
  17. SOMALIA: Somaliland: First Lady Concludes a National Conference on Women

    Hargeisa (Somalilandpress) – The first lady opened a national conference for the women at Ambassador Hotel.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 325
  18. SOMALIA: Spotlight on Maternal Health Risks in Rural Areas

    GALKAYO, 30 September 2010 (IRIN) - Poor education among women and lack of access to health facilities in many rural

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 301
  19. SOMALIA: 10 Expectant Women Die

    At least 10 women have died in the district of Afgooye in the region of the Lower Shabelle of Somalia due to labour c

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 290
  20. SOMALIA: Despite Challenges, UNICEF Partners in Mogadishu Strive to Reach Women and Children

    MOGADISHU, Somalia, 29 September 2010 – It is hard to think of a place where children are more at risk than Som

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 292
  21. SOMALIA: Somali Refugees' Tale of Blood, Sweat and Tears

    Sitting on the barren ground and waving away dust swirling around her, Khadija Abdi Hajji patiently waits for the met

    Wednesday, September 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 104
  22. SOMALIA: Somali Women Groups Opposed to New Draft Constitution

    Some of Somali women groups in Banaadir Region are blaming Prime Minister Umar Abdirashid Sharmarke to be behind civi

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 080
  23. SUDAN: Effective Governing, Focus of WDN-IRI Sudan Women Conference

    Juba, Sudan – Developing the ability of women legislators to govern more effectively, especially with regards t

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 090
  24. SOMALIA: The Struggle of the Somali Women after the Civil War

    Being mothers, sisters, daughters or even wives Somali women have been violated in many ways, their sons, husbands, b

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 042
  25. SOMALIA: Helping Galkayo IDPs to Help Themselves

    NAIROBI, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - Authorities in Galkayo, in Somalia's self-declared autonomous region of Puntland,

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 044
  26. SOMALIA: Mass exodus in Somalia ongoing due to continued violence

    The capital of Mogadishu, Somalia has been the scene of ongoing clashes between Government troops and Islamist Milita

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 085
  27. SOMALIA: United Nations Will Focus On Peace And Security In Somalia


    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 990
  28. SOMALIA: Somali Youth and Women Learn to Mitigate and Manage Conflict

    Ninety Somali youth and women successfully concluded six three-day workshops held August 3-9 to increase their unders

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 041
  29. UN Independent Expert on Somalia Calls for Protection of Civilians & Accountability For Human Rights Perpetrators


    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 756
  30. SOMALIA: Women And Children Highly Affected By Conflict

    Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on all parties to the conflict in Mogadishu, Somali to take a

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 828
  31. SOMALIA: Civilians Continue to Bear Brunt of Warfare in Mogadishu

    A very high proportion of civilians, among them large numbers of women and young children, are bearing the brunt of o

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 732
  32. SOMALIA: Kenya Security Forces Harassing Somali Refugees

    Kenyan forces at the Somali border and in nearby refugee camps are abusing asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war-to

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 646
  33. ETHIOPIA: Struggling to Make a Living in Ethiopia: Surviving in the Informal Economy

    Food is scarce in Ethiopia, where most of the population lives in rural, drought-prone areas in a state of chronic po

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 493
  34. SOMALIA: How Kenya Welcomes Refugees

    Shot at and raped. Arrested and beaten. Detained and deported. Extorted and robbed. Threatened and insulted.

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 378
  35. SOMALIA: Displaced Women in Somaliland Put Their Life Back on Track with U.S.$75

    UNDP and the Training Research Group (TRG), a local NGO in Somaliland, have launched a project to improve the livelih

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 271
  36. SOMALIA: Global Open Day: Somali Women Concerned about High Levels of Rights Violations

    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Somalia (SRSG), Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, and the UN Resident

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 235
  37. SOMALIA: Amanda Lindhout Starts Foundation for Women in Somalia

    An Alberta woman who was held hostage for more than 15 months in Somalia has started a foundation to send women in th

    Friday, May 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 100
  38. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  39. Harsh War, Harsh Peace: Abuses by al-Shabaab, the Transitional Federal Government, and AMISOM in Somalia

    This 62-page report finds that al-Shabaab forces have brought greater stability to many areas in southern Somalia, bu

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 312
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  41. Women's Rights in Somalia: Women's Role in Conflict Resolution

    The overthrow of President Said Barre in 1991 marked a turning point in Somali politics, economy and society.

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 060
  42. SOMALIA: Somalis in Rare March Against al-Shabab Militants

    Hundreds of Somalis have marched through the streets of Mogadishu, protesting against al-Shabab militants.

    Monday, March 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 783
  43. SOMALIA: Dusty and Disoriented - One Woman's Journey to Dadaab

    One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 789
  44. SOMALIA: (En)-gendering Somalia

    For over two decades now, the tiny nation Somalia, in the Horn of Africa, has endured protracted militarized violence

    Monday, March 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 779
  45. SOMALIA: Desperate Somalis Turn to Prostitution In Yemen

    Somali refugee Saada hates what she does but can see no other way to feed her six children -- working as a prostitute

    Wednesday, February 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 493
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