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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: 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. SOMALIA: Civilians Continue to Bear Brunt of Warfare in Mogadishu

    A very high proportion of civilians, among them large numbers of women and young children, are bearing the brunt of o

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 732
  22. SOMALIA: Kenya Security Forces Harassing Somali Refugees

    Kenyan forces at the Somali border and in nearby refugee camps are abusing asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war-to

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 646
  23. SOMALIA: How Kenya Welcomes Refugees

    Shot at and raped. Arrested and beaten. Detained and deported. Extorted and robbed. Threatened and insulted.

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 378
  24. SOMALIA: Dusty and Disoriented - One Woman's Journey to Dadaab

    One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 789
  25. SOMALIA: Somali Woman Stoned for Adultery

    A 20-year-old woman divorcee accused of committing adultery in Somalia has been stoned to death by Islamists in fr

    Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 483
  26. SOMALIA: Whipped for Wearing a 'Deceptive' Bra: Hardline Islamists in Somalia Publicly Flog Women in Sharia Crackdown

    A hardline Islamist group in Somalia has begun publicly whipping women for wearing bras that they claim violate Islam

    Friday, October 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 487
  27. Escaping Violence: The Security Situation of Somali Women and Girls

    A background on the HIV/AIDS situation, trafficking and smuggling, gender based violence, and political participation

    Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 076
  28. Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

    SIHA's member organizations are a network of Civil Society groups working in the Horn of Africa, and armed conflict l

    Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 315
  29. Seeking Refuge, Finding Terror: The Widespread Rape of Somali Women Refugees in North Eastern Kenya

    While the tragedy in Somalia made daily news, the plight of thousands of refugees in neighboring Kenya remains unpubl

    Friday, October 1, 1993
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 095
  30. Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa

    Civil Society Organisations67 399
  31. PRESS STATEMENT: AMISOM Under Investigation for Brutal Gang Rape of Somali Woman

    Press Statement: AMISOM Troops Commit Brutal Gang Rape in Mogadishu, Somalia

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 801