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  1. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  2. SOMALILAND: EMU Peace Profs Go to Women in Somaliland

    Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 660
  3. SOMALIA: Somalia's Fierce Daughter

    Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.

    Sunday, October 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 550
  4. SOMALIA: Somali women look to brighter future after decades of hardship

    The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 435
  5. SOMALIA: Nansen Refugee Award Presented to Somali Winner 'Mama' Hawa

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 436
  6. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  7. SOMALIA: Prize for Somali Woman Whose Life Work has Focused on Empowering Women

    Hawa Aden Mohamed watched the young women in blue and red shawls as their hands fluttered busily over clacking sewing

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 370
  8. SOMALILAND: G40 Recommendations for Somaliland High Level Mission

    The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 823
  9. SOMALILAND: Women Confer on Horn Peace and Role of Security

    The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
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  10. SOMALILAND: Africa Somaliland hosts G40 women's conference

    The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu

    Saturday, February 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 794
  11. SOMALIA: COGWO Says: 'Who Knows Role of the Somali Women for the Peace?'

    High decorated ceremony organized by the organization of the Somali women known as COGWO that focused on the role of

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 630
  12. SOMALIA: Widowed and Displaced, Women Find Ways to Survive Somali Conflict

    Many Somali women have lost their husbands and eldest sons, who either died in the country's conflict or simply left

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 313
  13. SOMALIA: Interview with Media Women's Association

    What is SOMWA's relationship with other international organizations?

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 173
  14. 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
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  15. 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
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  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: 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
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  18. 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
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  19. 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
  20. SOMALIA: Somali Rebels Close Women's Organisations

    Somalia's hardline al Shabaab insurgents closed three grassroots women's organisations in the rebel-held town of Bala

    Monday, November 2, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 485