“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.”
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi
Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.
The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal
African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali
Hawa Aden Mohamed watched the young women in blue and red shawls as their hands fluttered busily over clacking sewing
The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.
The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla
The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu
High decorated ceremony organized by the organization of the Somali women known as COGWO that focused on the role of
Many Somali women have lost their husbands and eldest sons, who either died in the country's conflict or simply left
What is SOMWA's relationship with other international organizations?
Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Last week two girls, aged 14 and 18, were shot in a public execution in Somalia after the extremist
CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.
An Alberta woman who was held hostage for more than 15 months in Somalia has started a foundation to send women in th
Hundreds of Somalis have marched through the streets of Mogadishu, protesting against al-Shabab militants.
For over two decades now, the tiny nation Somalia, in the Horn of Africa, has endured protracted militarized violence
Somalia's hardline al Shabaab insurgents closed three grassroots women's organisations in the rebel-held town of Bala