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13 February 2017
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Somaliland on 6 February commemorated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) together with civil society organisations with support from UNFPA and UNICEF. The... Read more
7 February 2017
Press Release
Nairobi, 7 February 2017 - The Government of Japan announced on 31 January that it has granted 1.067 million US dollars to UNFPA Somalia to support programmes aimed at health system strengthening in... Read more
6 February 2017
Statement
Bakhtior Kadirov UNFPA Head of Garowe Sub-Office makes a speech
Bismillohi Rahmonirrahim Assalamu Alaikum/Ladies and Gentlemen It is my honor to join you today and also a pleasure for me to address this commemoration event on the International Day of Zero... Read more
31 January 2017
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Five men have been sentenced to prison terms ranging from five to ten years, for gang raping a 16-year-old girl in Puntland, Somalia. The court ruling is being seen as significant in enforcing... Read more
25 January 2017
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The outreach campaign provided antenatal care, postpartum services, family planning counselling and many other services
It was early morning when a young sheikh, Abdi Iidan, and his wife joined the long queue leading to a tent in Morodijeex, in north-western Somalia. Mr. Iidan stood out from the crowd; women dominated... Read more
16 January 2017
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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... Read more
30 December 2016
The midwifery curriculum
/*-->*/ A new midwifery curriculum for Somali midwifery schools has been approved by the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) as adequately meeting globally accepted midwifery education... Read more
19 December 2016
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A young girl participates in the campaign
Young girls, including adolescents, from internally displaced persons (IDPs) settlements and host communities in Garowe and Bosaso in the Puntland State of Somalia are taking up the fight against... Read more
16 December 2016
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National authorities in the Puntland State of Somalia, led by the Ministry of Justice and Religious Affairs (MoJRAR), on November 29, 2016 launched the first ever Sexual Offences Law criminalizing... Read more
17 November 2016
The development of a Somali Midwifery Strategy to contribute to the midwifery profession and service development has been initiated. The process is part of the overall Health Sector Strategic Plan (... Read more

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