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13 March 2018

Meet Officer Kis Shamis Kabdi Bile, our great advocate against GBV

Ms. Bile also works at the UNFPA-supported women police desk supporting survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). She recently played a key role and supported a case involving a gang rape of a young girl by six male...

5 March 2018

Fistula campaign gives hope to isolated women

But now Ms. Salad is no longer the demon girl. She has just undergone surgery at a Fistula Campaign, which has been taking place at Borama Fistula Hospital in Somaliland from 18 February to 5 March 2018. The campaign...

A circumciser showing the razor used in the procedure

6 February 2018

FGM – I was cut and sewn up – not once but twice

UNFPA Somalia Youth Programme officer, Fatuma Muhumed, narrates her ordeal with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): I remember vividly that it was on a bright, sunny morning when my mother called me and calmly informed me...



The drought situation continues to pose a threat to women during pregnancy or delivery....
UNFPA Somalia Newsletter for August 2017 covers different stories on the interventions...

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