“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.”
The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor
11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.
Nairobi — They have all the physical qualities of men but I don't think they deserve to be called men," sa
The United Nations envoy for Somalia today strongly condemned the summary execution of two young women who had been a
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
Sitting on the barren ground and waving away dust swirling around her, Khadija Abdi Hajji patiently waits for the met
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
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
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
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.
One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal
Somali refugee Saada hates what she does but can see no other way to feed her six children -- working as a prostitute