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31 December 2021

UNFPA continues to provide health services and supportive programmes to adolescents girls in Somalia

With the emergence and spread of COVID-19 across the world, social, political and economic activities came to a standstill in many countries,... Read more

24 December 2021

Dear Daughter Campaign Launch in Jubaland

On 13 December 2021, the Dear Daughter Campaign launched in Kismayo, Jubaland, with the presence of the Regional Minister of Women, and other... Read more

22 December 2021

The Mogadishu Tech Summit: supporting tech-savvy youth in Somalia

Between 7-9 December 2021, iRise Hub held the third Mogadishu Tech Summit (MTS), in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, the Benadir... Read more

1 December 2021

How Somali Health and Demographic Survey (SHDS) data led to academic success: a case of Puntland

Anisa and Mohamed, explained that the SHDS is the most updated source and the only dataset they could have used for their projects: most importantly... Read more

30 November 2021

UNFPA in Support of the Somalia National Population and Housing Census

As Somalia makes a political and economic transition, credible and timely official statistical information on population, social, economic, and... Read more

28 October 2021

The 9th Fistula Repair Campaign in Somalia is off to a great start

On 16 October 2021, the 9th Obstetric Fistula Repair Campaign kicked off at the DayNile Hospital in Mogadishu. The campaign, being the ninth of its... Read more

28 October 2021
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UFPA-supported hotline in Hargeisa improves reporting of Gender-Based Violence

In 2019, UNFPA carried out a rapid assessment across Somaliland, focusing on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The... Read more

10 October 2021

On World Mental Health Day, Ifrah Ahmed calls for ending FGM

Today marks World Mental Health Day. As stated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the overall objective of this day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize... Read more

6 October 2021
Fighting FGM through sports

A tribute to Puntland for bold actions to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

Despite interventions and investments put in place to accelerate change towards reducing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the prevalence remains... Read more

30 September 2021

Dear Daughter Campaign - new and innovative approach to end FGM in Somalia

Launched on 30 September 2021 in Mogadishu, with the Ministry for Women and Human Rights Development and UNFPA Somalia, Ifrah Foundation's... Read more