Monthly Archives: February 2014

Hope runs deep, rebuilding confidence among Syrian women refugees

UN Women’s Executive Director visited UN Women’s Oasis, a safe space for women to seek support and skills training in Jordan’s Zaatari Refugee Camp. Amman, Jordan — The sound of young voices greeted UN Women’s Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as she … Continue reading

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Greater efforts needed to curb sexual violence in Mogadishu

An IDP sits in her temporary shelter in the Wardhiglay area of Mogadishu (Photo: Kate Holt/IRIN). NAIROBI/MOGADISHU – Sexual and gender-based violence is a major issue in Somalia, especially for internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in south and central Somalia. … Continue reading

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Haweeney ka shaqeysa Tallaalka Dabeysha oo lagu dilay Muqdisho

Talaado, Feberaayo 25, 2014 (HOL) — Kooxo hubeysan ayaa maanta toogasho  ku dilay degmada Wardhiigley ee Muqdisho mid ka mid ah haweenka sida mutadawacnimada ah  ah uga shaqeeya tallaalka cudurka halista ah ee dabeysha.   Saddex dhallinyaro ah oo hubeysan … Continue reading

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Do Arab men hate women?

With one question, journalist Mona Eltahawy unleashed a harsh critique of women’s rights in the Arab world. “Why do they hate us?” With these five words in a controversial magazine article, Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy shot to fame, unleashing a devastating critique … Continue reading

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Haweenka Gobolka Banaadir oo Dhigey Banaanbax Nabadda Lagu Taageerayo

  Ra’iisul Wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka ee Soomaaliya mudane Cabdiwali Shiikh Axmed Maxamed ayaa maanta ka qaybgalay banaan-bax lagu taageerayo nabadda, loogana soo horjeedo falalka kooxaha argagaxisadda ah. Banaan-baxan oo ay soo abaabuleen haweenka gobolka Banaadir, ayaa farriin cad loogu dirayeyururka … Continue reading

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A First Step Toward Ending Somalia’s Rape Epidemic

A woman walks past the outer perimeter area of the Kismayu airport controlled by the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola Mogadishu—Fadumo, a Somali journalist, finally spoke to the media about being raped after her calls … Continue reading

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Somalian female genital mutilation decreases

Amran Mahamood, who has made a living for 15 years by circumcising young girls, sits next to a girl on February 19, 2014 in Hargeysa. Four years ago, she gave it up after a religious leader convinced her the rite … Continue reading

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