“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 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.
A 22-year-old Somali woman who says she was forced to flee her home country after being threatened by the al-Shabaab
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
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
Somalia is the most dangerous country on earth to be a woman and a “living hell” for those struggling to
NAIROBI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Women living in areas controlled by Somalia's Islamists say they are increasingly the tar
The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor
The capital of Mogadishu, Somalia has been the scene of ongoing clashes between Government troops and Islamist Milita
A very high proportion of civilians, among them large numbers of women and young children, are bearing the brunt of o
Kenyan forces at the Somali border and in nearby refugee camps are abusing asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war-to
Shot at and raped. Arrested and beaten. Detained and deported. Extorted and robbed. Threatened and insulted.
One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal
A 20-year-old woman divorcee accused of committing adultery in Somalia has been stoned to death by Islamists in fr
A hardline Islamist group in Somalia has begun publicly whipping women for wearing bras that they claim violate Islam
A background on the HIV/AIDS situation, trafficking and smuggling, gender based violence, and political participation
SIHA's member organizations are a network of Civil Society groups working in the Horn of Africa, and armed conflict l
While the tragedy in Somalia made daily news, the plight of thousands of refugees in neighboring Kenya remains unpubl
Press Statement: AMISOM Troops Commit Brutal Gang Rape in Mogadishu, Somalia