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17 October 2018
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Jamila helping a woman in labour
Jamila Garad Ali, 23, is devastated; 11 women from just one rural Somali village, Tulo Ano, died of pregnancy-related causes during the first week of October alone. As a professional midwife who... Read more
10 October 2018
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Khadra Osman Ahmed is only 22 but she manages the basic maternal and child health unit at Agabar Mother and Child Health Centre single-handedly. The young midwife assists between 10 to 20 women to... Read more
9 October 2018
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The Puntland State of Somalia continues to step up the fight against maternal and newborn deaths by carrying out high level advocacy events through the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal... Read more
3 October 2018
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Youth participation in politics and peace building efforts is increasing in Somalia following a series of live radio talk shows, which have been ongoing in Jubaland and south west states of Somalia... Read more
2 October 2018
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Mogadishu, 2 October 2018 – We are shocked by the deaths of three young girls who died recently in Somalia from complications associated with female genital mutilation (FGM). UNFPA condemns these... Read more
15 August 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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