“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
Lawyers and rights activists are calling for a change in Sudan's laws which allow for the marriage of girls as young
In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
Mahasa sits in the dust outside the hut she built herself, holding her youngest son in her arms.
Three women and two children, allegedly abducted from Pibor County in Jonglei state in an offensive by over 6,000 arm
Mary Nyekueh Ley has a quick way of summing up her life.
No serious discussion on the advancement of women's rights in the 21st century can ignore the plight of Somali women.
At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic
We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi
The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and
The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri
One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal
SIHA's member organizations are a network of Civil Society groups working in the Horn of Africa, and armed conflict l
In Upper Nile State, South Sudan, women and girls make up 52% of the refugee population.
Press Statement: AMISOM Troops Commit Brutal Gang Rape in Mogadishu, Somalia