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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. SOMALIA: Let Her Keep Her Citizenship

    CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 362
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. SOMALIA: United Nations Will Focus On Peace And Security In Somalia


    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 990
  14. UN Independent Expert on Somalia Calls for Protection of Civilians & Accountability For Human Rights Perpetrators


    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 756
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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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  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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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