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Sexual abuse and exploitation, rape and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) are continuously increasing amidst the prevailing drought, especially in Bakool, Bay, Banadir, Galgaduud, Gedo, Hiraan, Lower Juba, Middle Juba, Mudug, Nugaal, Sool and Togdheer regions of Somalia and Somaliland. The less than average GU rainfalls in the second quarter of 2022, has resulted in crops failure and the death of livestock, severely impacting household income. Subsequently, this affects the ability of heads of households, typically male, to fulfil traditional responsibilities of primary provision for families, and increases the burden of providing economic support by women and adolescent girls, in addition to their existing care-taking responsibilities. Female subsistence farmers are similarly affected by loss of crops and failed harvests. Nomadic communities are compelled or forced to travel long distances in search of fodder for livestock, oftentimes leaving behind their spouses to cater for family needs.