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21 February 2017

Serving women facing drought in Somaliland

According to the United Nations, the humanitarian situation in Somaliland and throughout Somalia is rapidly deteriorating. Out of 12.3 million Somalis, over half – 6.2 million – are now in need of humanitarian assistance, up from five million in September. UNFPA is responding to drought affected populations with emergency...

Bakhtior Kadirov UNFPA Head of Garowe Sub-Office makes a speech

6 February 2017

Speech on anti-FGM Day by Bakhtior Kadirov UNFPA Head of Garowe Sub-Office

Female genital mutilation is still a widespread and deeply entrenched social convention. According to the most recent survey, 77 percent have had female genital mutilation and of the women with daughters, 34 percent have had their daughter undergo the harmful procedure.

16 January 2017

Moving CARMMA to the next level: focusing on young mothers

The Puntland State of Somalia is strengthening political commitment and leadership in increasing public awareness about the status of young mothers and the seriousness of the problem in line with maternal and neonatal deaths and morbidity.

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Joint UNFPA/UNICEF FGM programme in Somalia
Joint UNFPA/UNICEF FGM programme in Somalia
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Health System Strengthening for Somalia
Health System Strengthening for Somalia
Sustainable Development Goals Explained
Sustainable Development Goals Explained

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Since 2014, there have been increased Gender Based Violence (GBV) needs, emerging from...
Today is International Youth Day. This year’s theme is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating...
It was in June 2012 that UNFPA took the lead to organize Population Estimation Survey of...

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