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12 November 2016
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The youth in Somalia are positioning themselves to play an active role in the implementation of the country’s National Development Plan (NDP) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sixty-seven... Read more
20 October 2016
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UNFPA State of World Population 2016 Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, pump billions into national economies Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling... Read more
9 October 2016
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A group of midwives working in rural areas in Puntland, Somalia will be receiving incentives for going the extra mile in reaching out to the vulnerable and the hard-to-reach populations with... Read more
6 October 2016
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A new pool of 25 health personnel has been created in Somalia to contribute to saving the lives of women and newborn babies through the provision of birth spacing methods. Somalia has one of the... Read more
5 October 2016
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UNFPA Somalia Behaviour Change Communication and Family Planning Analyst Abdisalam Bahwal, based in the Garowe office, narrates a story of a fistula survivour, Farhiya, who trekked for three days... Read more
3 October 2016
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Fifty-six young people in Somalia have been sharing experiences and debating on reproductive health issues affecting the youth through a series of weekly health talks that went on for a period of two... Read more
12 September 2016
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The Puntland State of Somalia is strengthening its efforts to be ready to respond to reproductive health needs during crisis situations, particularly among women and girls of reproductive age. Twenty... Read more
5 September 2016
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The Puntland Parliament on August 2016 passed a law criminalising all sexual offences in the Puntland State of Somalia. The parliamentary session, which passed the Sexual Offence Bill into an... Read more
31 August 2016
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Hinda had moved to a place near Qolujed from the outskirts of Awdal region escaping the drought that ravaged the area. Hinda, her husband and their five children had been surviving on milk sales but... Read more
28 August 2016
Press Release
Committing to actions to empower youth, women to transform Africa
NAIROBI, 28 August 2016. African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to... Read more

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