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  1. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 425
  2. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  3. SOMALIA: Displaced Women,Somali Camps

    Rape and sexual violence pose a “constant threat” to women and children living in camps for displaced peo

    Monday, August 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 051
  4. SOMALIA: Malala Yousefzai Inspires Girls' Education Activists in Somalia

    The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 020
  5. SOMALIA: Somali Government Drafts Bill to Protect Women's Rights

    The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 016
  6. SOMALIA: Somalia and U.N. to Tackle Rampant Rape in Mogadishu Camps

    The Somali government plans to move displaced people to more secure camps in the capital Mogadishu and set up militar

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 920
  7. SOMALIA: UN - Somalia Needs Stronger Judiciary to Fight Sexual Violence

    Somalia's new government has to build a stronger and more transparent judicial system in order to prosecute perpetrat

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 909
  8. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  9. SOMALIA: Displaced Somalis Abused and Raped - Human Rights Watch

    Internally displaced people in Somalia are suffering sexual violence and other forms of abuse, reports the Human Righ

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 876
  10. SOMALIA: Somali Journalist Sentenced over Rape Report

    Mogadishu court sentences journalist and alleged rape victim to one year each in jail, angering press freedom groups.

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 784
  11. 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
  12. SOMALIA: Burqa Refusal Led to Death Threats

    A 22-year-old Somali woman who says she was forced to flee her home country after being threatened by the al-Shabaab

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 517
  13. 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
  14. In Search of Safety and Solutions: Somali Refugee Adolescent Girls at Sheder and Aw Barre Camps, Ethiopia Aw Barre Camps, Ethiopia

    The Women's Refugee Commission completed a research mission to the Jijiga Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia in April 2

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 707
  15. SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab Wants Girls to Join Warfront Against Govt

    Sheikh Fu'ad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, the chief of awareness raising of al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist group opposi

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 852
  16. SOMALIA: Women's Rights In Somalia- Why The Silence?

    No serious discussion on the advancement of women's rights in the 21st century can ignore the plight of Somali women.

    Thursday, February 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 839
  17. SOMALIA: Silent Rape Epidemic on the Rise

    The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 602
  18. SOMALIA: Pads Project Gives Girls a Boost

    After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 400
  19. SOMALIA: The Rape of Somalia's Women is being Ignored

    Like so many in the Horn of Africa, Nadifa needed food.

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 322
  20. HORN OF AFRICA: Dadaab Refugees Face Sexual Violence on Camp Journey

    Somali women who have escaped drought and war in their home country to Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp tell CBC News they

    Sunday, September 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 207
  21. SOMALIA: Somali Women Face Rape, Sexual Assault as They Flee Famine

    Women fleeing conflict and famine in Somalia are facing another threat to their lives, sexual assault.

    Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 148
  22. SOMALIA: Famine Refugees Face Increased Violence, Aid Groups Say

    Humanitarian organizations in the Horn of Africa say they've seen a dramatic increase in violence against women as mo

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 130
  23. SOMALIA: Where are the Men of Dadaab?

    The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our faces.

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 118
  24. SOMALIA: No Safe Place for Somali Women Refugees in Kenya

    In the maternity ward at a hospital on the Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, women refugees lay on beds nursing

    Saturday, July 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 115
  25. SOMALIA: Somalia the Worst Place to be a Woman - Minister

    Somalia is the most dangerous country on earth to be a woman and a “living hell” for those struggling to

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 849
  26. 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
  27. SOMALIA: UN Voices Alarm Over Plight of Trapped Civilians as Fighting Intensifies

    The United Nations today voiced alarm over the plight of Somali civilians caught up in the fighting pitting forces of

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 310
  28. SOMALIA: Amina Ahmed Barre, "Not Knowing Your Future Is the Hardest Part"

    Amina Ahmed Barre, 29, a mother of two, has lived in refugee camps most of her life.

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 268
  29. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Apprehends More Than 10 Women in Southern Somalia

    Lafole — Fighters loyal to Al shabaab movement on Sunday detained 15 Somali women whom are accused of violating

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 034
  30. SOMALIA: Somali Town Bans Women From Working (Opinion)

    Militants in a town in war-torn southern Somalia have imposed an unthinkably harsh restriction on the women who live

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 032
  31. SOMALIA: Somali Women Say Islamists Becoming More Draconian

    NAIROBI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Women living in areas controlled by Somalia's Islamists say they are increasingly the tar

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 033
  32. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Forces Women to Listen Their Addresses

    Mogadishu — Al shabaab movement continued imposing their strict orders on Somali women in IDPs camps just out s

    Friday, January 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 005
  33. SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab Bans men, Women from Shaking Hands

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants in war-torn southern Somalia have banned unrelated men and

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 010
  34. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Bans Women From Working

    Kismayo — Al shabaab fighters in Kismayo town, the regional capital of Lower Jubba region in southern Somalia o

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 987
  35. SOMALIA: Mogadishu Women Eke out a Living among the Shells

    NAIROBI, 10 January 2011 (IRIN) - At 75, Aagan Mahamud is at an age when, in Somali culture, her children should be t

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 963
  36. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Imposes Strict Orders On Women

    Mogadishu — Fighters loyal to Al shabaab, which declared its allegiance to Al Qaeda, have imposed strict orders

    Sunday, January 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 906
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. SOMALIA: Let Her Keep Her Citizenship

    CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 362
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. SOMALIA: United Nations Will Focus On Peace And Security In Somalia


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


    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 756