Somalia: Gang Rape and Murder of 12-Year-Old Girl Sparks Outrage in Somalia 0

Somalia: Gang Rape and Murder of 12-Year-Old Girl Sparks Outrage in Somalia

  By Nita Bhalla Nairobi — Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region passed the country’s first Sexual Offences Law in 2016, which criminalises rape, sexual harassment and online sexual offences The gang rape and murder of a...

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A life Changed! Mukhtar’s Story

Mukhtar Qasim Ali trekked for 90 kilometres to seek refuge in Galkayo as an IDP after his family lost their entire source of livelihood to the drought that devastated most parts of Somalia in...

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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN The 16 Days Campaign is an international annual event that congregates activists, government leaders, students, academia and the private sector in many countries across the world including...

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Statement on the International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day, March 8th, is a global celebration that acknowledges the achievements and plights of women and girls worldwide. On this day, the Galkayo Education Center for Peace and Development, stands with the...

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International Women’s Day 2018

  Emancipate a Woman and the entire Society will be empowered. This is the founding Principal for International Women’s Day and its celebrations. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the...

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When Laws Against Rape Aren’t Enough

  GALKAYO, Somalia — In late 2016, the semiautonomous Puntland region of northeastern Somalia passed a landmark sexual-offenses law to widespread international acclaim. The law — the first of its kind in the region...