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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...

Protecting women against sexual offenses

11 January 2018

UNFPA welcomes law that criminalizes sexual offenses in Somaliland

UNFPA welcomes the new law that the Somaliland Parliament passed on 6 January 2018 and that criminalizes all sexual offenses.

19 December 2017

Young people fight GBV and promote health through drama

Members of the Somaliland Youth Peer Education Network (Y-Peer) have started utilising theatre skills and participatory drama methodology to raise awareness on gender-based violence (GBV) and sexual and reproductive...



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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