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Lab technicians demonstrate on DNA testing

19 September 2017

New forensic centre gives hope for justice against sexual offenses

UNFPA Somalia is supporting the establishment and implementation of the Forensic Centre with funding from the Government of Sweden. The implementation of the project is integrated among a number of ministries in the...

30 August 2017

Naciima - far too young

Naciima is a 17 year old girl from Somalia. Unlike most 17 year olds who are enjoying life as teenagers, Naciima has already experienced adulthood; she is a mother of four and although her youngest is less than six...

16 August 2017

More reproductive health services for Somali youth

UNFPA Somalia with financial support from the People of Japan has enlisted 13 young health professionals and health promoters to serve in youth clinics and conduct community sensitization and education sessions through...

14 August 2017

For many girls, school holidays means FGM “cutting season”

HARGEISA – Asha Ali Ibrahim, 41, has been performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on girls in Diaami, Hargeisa and other parts of Somalia since 1997. July and August are her busiest months of the year. “This is the...

Videos

The Somali Adolescents & Youth - Boom or Gloom?
The Somali Adolescents & Youth - Boom or Gloom?
Handover of Central Medical Warehouse and Ambulance to Somaliland
Handover of Central Medical Warehouse and Ambulance to Somaliland
Graduation of midwives in Puntland
Graduation of midwives in Puntland
Joint UNFPA/UNICEF FGM programme in Somalia
Joint UNFPA/UNICEF FGM programme in Somalia
UN in Somalia
UN in Somalia

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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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