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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
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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
11 January 2018
Statement
Protecting women against sexual offenses
UNFPA welcomes the new law that the Somaliland Parliament passed on 6 January 2018 and that criminalizes all sexual offenses. We congratulate the Parliamentarians in Hargeisa for creating a... Read more
19 December 2017
News
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... Read more
11 December 2017
Press Release
Mogadishu, 11 December 2017 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, via the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, is making a contribution of 3... Read more
2 November 2017
News
create a conducive environment for the provision of YFRHS
UNFPA Somalia is working with the Puntland Ministry of Health to create a conducive environment for the provision of youth-friendly reproductive health services to the many young people that need... Read more

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