News

News

15 August 2018
News
Anisa Ahmed, 21, from Garowe in the Puntland State of Somalia has just graduated from Samara University in Ethiopia with a degree in civil engineering. She fought against all odds to be where she is... Read more
1 August 2018
News
Ms. Mulki Abdiqadir Mohamed receives her certificate
Three young people in Kismayo, Jubaland state of Somalia on July 25 received monetary awards and certificates for exceling in a blogging competition which is part of the innovative communication... Read more
31 July 2018
News
Somalia’s Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir announced on 25 July the country’s first ever prosecution against female genital mutilation (FGM) following the death of a 10-year-old girl Deeqa Dahir Nuur... Read more
10 July 2018
News
GAROWE, Puntland – The President of Puntland State of Somalia, Dr. Abdiweli Ali Gaas on July 4 commended UNFPA for being a reliable partner in the quest to improve reproductive health and rights for... Read more
16 May 2018
News
UNFPA Regional Director for the Arab States, Dr. Luay Shabaneh presents a trophy to the winning team
Female basketball players in the Puntland State of Somalia continue to raise their voices in support of the campaign towards ending child marriage with financial support from UNFPA Somalia. On 8 May... Read more
2 May 2018
News
The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in conjunction with UNFPA Somalia and UN Habitat Somalia on 19 April 2018 launched the Peace Building Fund (PBF) worth $2 Million. The PBF aims to facilitate... Read more
26 March 2018
News
The Puntland State of Somalia is stepping up the fight against maternal and newborn deaths with the First Lady Dr. Hodan Said Isse taking lead in her capacity as Puntland’s Goodwill Ambassador for... Read more
13 March 2018
News
Officer Kis Shamis Kabdi Bile, 35, is the only female police officer in charge of all internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nugaal Region, Puntland. She is also the Deputy Director of Community... Read more
5 March 2018
News
Canab Salad, 17, from Howlwadaag in Puntland is known as the girl who is possessed by demons and has been mostly living in isolation from her family and community. She had been leading a normal life... Read more
6 February 2018
News
A circumciser showing the razor used in the procedure
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... Read more

Pages