“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.”
Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
Rape and sexual violence pose a “constant threat” to women and children living in camps for displaced peo
The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi
The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co
The Somali government plans to move displaced people to more secure camps in the capital Mogadishu and set up militar
Somalia's new government has to build a stronger and more transparent judicial system in order to prosecute perpetrat
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
Internally displaced people in Somalia are suffering sexual violence and other forms of abuse, reports the Human Righ
Mogadishu court sentences journalist and alleged rape victim to one year each in jail, angering press freedom groups.
Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.
A 22-year-old Somali woman who says she was forced to flee her home country after being threatened by the al-Shabaab
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal
The Women's Refugee Commission completed a research mission to the Jijiga Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia in April 2
Sheikh Fu'ad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, the chief of awareness raising of al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist group opposi
No serious discussion on the advancement of women's rights in the 21st century can ignore the plight of Somali women.
The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri
After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance
Like so many in the Horn of Africa, Nadifa needed food.
Somali women who have escaped drought and war in their home country to Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp tell CBC News they
Women fleeing conflict and famine in Somalia are facing another threat to their lives, sexual assault.
Humanitarian organizations in the Horn of Africa say they've seen a dramatic increase in violence against women as mo
The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our faces.
In the maternity ward at a hospital on the Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, women refugees lay on beds nursing
Somalia is the most dangerous country on earth to be a woman and a “living hell” for those struggling to
Many Somali women have lost their husbands and eldest sons, who either died in the country's conflict or simply left
The United Nations today voiced alarm over the plight of Somali civilians caught up in the fighting pitting forces of
Amina Ahmed Barre, 29, a mother of two, has lived in refugee camps most of her life.
Lafole — Fighters loyal to Al shabaab movement on Sunday detained 15 Somali women whom are accused of violating
Militants in a town in war-torn southern Somalia have imposed an unthinkably harsh restriction on the women who live
NAIROBI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Women living in areas controlled by Somalia's Islamists say they are increasingly the tar
Mogadishu — Al shabaab movement continued imposing their strict orders on Somali women in IDPs camps just out s
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants in war-torn southern Somalia have banned unrelated men and
Kismayo — Al shabaab fighters in Kismayo town, the regional capital of Lower Jubba region in southern Somalia o
NAIROBI, 10 January 2011 (IRIN) - At 75, Aagan Mahamud is at an age when, in Somali culture, her children should be t
Mogadishu — Fighters loyal to Al shabaab, which declared its allegiance to Al Qaeda, have imposed strict orders
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