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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: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape

    Somalia's new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watc

    Saturday, February 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 256
  3. SOMALIA: Human Rights Watch Asks Somalia to Protect Women

    In recent years, Somali women and girls living in makeshift camps in and around Mogadishu have experienced a wave of

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 259
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  7. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  8. SOMALIA: Inside the Rape Crisis Center Thats Helping Somalia's Women

    In a classroom tucked away from the world in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, students practice spelling.

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 952
  9. SOMALIA: The First Lady On Violence Against Women

    Asha Haji Elmi was born in Somalia in 1962 where she graduated from the Somali National University in Mogadishu.

    Saturday, May 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 948
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. SOMALIA: Somalia Frees Journalist Who Spoke to Woman in Rape Case

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) — A Somali court on Sunday freed a journalist who was jailed in January for interv

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 863
  14. 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
  15. SOMALIA: Somalia Charges Woman Who Says She Was Raped By Troops

    Somalia has charged a woman who said she was raped by government troops, accusing her of making a false accusation an

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 769
  16. SOMALIA: Journalist Arrested After Interviewing Reported Rape Victim

    A Somali freelance journalist has been detained without charge since 10 January after interviewing a woman who says s

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 733
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. SOMALIA: SGBV on Rise in Hargeisa IDP Camps

    Cases of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), as well as domestic violence, are increasing in camps for internall

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 726
  20. 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
  21. SOMALIA: Rape Cases Soar in Galkayo Camps

    Deteriorating security, a culture of impunity and an increase in attacks on internally displaced people (IDPs) in the

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 425
  22. SOMALIA: 'Living Hell': Somalia's Hidden Rape Epidemic

    Nadifa, a widowed mother of four, left her hut near Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to search for food.

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 369
  23. 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
  24. SOMALIA: Scarred Somali Women Take Stock After Al-Shabaab Withdrawal

    The day seems to be getting brighter in Somalia districts that bore the brunt of fanaticism under the al-Shaabab mili

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 255
  25. 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
  26. SOMALIA: Rape Epidemic Somalia's Other Crisis

    The supposed sanctuary of Kenyan refugee camps can't protect Somali women from the horrors of a growing rape epidemic

    Thursday, August 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 149
  27. 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
  28. SOMALIA: Somali Women Fleeing Famine Preyed on by Rapists

    DADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Refugee Barwago Mohamud huddles silently beneath a few blankets stretched over sticks at n

    Sunday, July 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 147
  29. 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
  30. SOMALIA: Rape Survivor Rebuilds Life

    Somalia has been plagued by decades of woes - persistent conflict, waves of natural disasters and drought.

    Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 100
  31. SOMALIA: Interview - Somalia 'Worst Place to be a Woman', says Minister

    A Thomson Reuters Foundation poll may have found that Afghanistan is the most dangerous place to be a woman, but Soma

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 941
  32. 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
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  34. SOMALIA: Justice According to Al-Shabaab

    Mogadishu — When the punishment, 100 whip lashes, was postponed because she was pregnant Ms Anab Mussa thought

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 061
  35. HAITI: Life for Women, Children in Haiti Worsens, Lecturer says

    Fabienne Doucet is haunted by the stories of the women and children she has met who are still living in camps one yea

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 035
  36. 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
  37. HAITI: Crimes Against Women In Haiti Staggering, Panel Finds

    Historically, violence against women has been used as a political weapon in Haiti.

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 036
  38. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. SOMALIA: A Colourful Culmination of the 16 Days Campaign

    Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 801
  42. SOMALIA: Rapists Stalk Women in Somali Refugee Camps

    The three masked gunmen burst into Asha Muse Ali's tent at night and grabbed every item of value they could find: $85

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 753
  43. SOMALIA: Women at Risk in Conservative Somalia: Refugees Face Rape Attacks from Gangs of Men

    GALKAYO, Somalia - Aid workers in Somalia say they are seeing an alarming number of rapes in refugee camps housing th

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 744
  44. SOMALIA: Puntland President Praises Women, Calls for 'War Crimes Tribunal'

    The president of Somalia's Puntland government opened the country's first-ever international women's conference in th

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 453
  45. SOMALIA: Somalian Women Subjected to Rape, Forced Marriage and even Beheading

    Since rival clans overthrew the government in Somalia in 1991, the country has been in the grip of a vicious civil wa

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 311
  46. SOMALIA: The Struggle of the Somali Women after the Civil War

    Being mothers, sisters, daughters or even wives Somali women have been violated in many ways, their sons, husbands, b

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 042
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. ETHIOPIA: Struggling to Make a Living in Ethiopia: Surviving in the Informal Economy

    Food is scarce in Ethiopia, where most of the population lives in rural, drought-prone areas in a state of chronic po

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 493