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  1. HIGHLIGHTS: UN Global Open Day for Women and Peace

    By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.

    Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 391
  2. Workshop: Gender Audit Workshop on the Consultation Draft Constitution of the Somali Republic Communique

    We, the participants from South/Central Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland representatives from IFCC, Members of Parlia

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 537
  3. APPEAL: Visioning a World Free from Violence Where Every Women Regardless of Color or Religion Lives Happily: A Voice from Somali Women

    Dear Respected U.S. President Barack Obama, Secretary Hillary Clinton, vice president Biden and U.S. Senators.

    Friday, November 26, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 794
  4. INTERVIEW: Somalia: Women Promoting Gender Equality

    According to a recent study carried out by Transparency International, Somalia was deemed to be the most corrupt nati

    Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 846
  5. PICTURES: UN Project Helps Somali Women

    A UN-backed project in northern Somalia is helping vulnerable women displaced by years of conflict to earn a living.

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 855
  6. STATEMENT: Communiqué from the UN Political Office for Somalia on the occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March 2011

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 027
  7. INTERVIEW: Women's Voices - 'After security, women need to be educated'

    Monday, February 28, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 044
  8. CONFERENCE: Somalia: 3rd Annual Women Conference Opened in Garowe

    Puntland a semi-autonomous state of Somalia's president Abdirahman Mohamed (Farole) opened third Somali women Annual

    Monday, March 28, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 116
  9. CAMPAIGN: For Somali Women, Health Program Eases The Pain Of War, Exile

    The Harborview Medical Center nurse faced a conundrum.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 188
  10. MULTIMEDIA: Somali Women Participating In The Peace Process

    Somali women from South-Central, Puntland and Somaliland came together.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 221
  11. OPINION: Islam Or No Islam, You Need Your Women For Economic Development

    Al-Shabaab loyalists are shooting themselves liberally in the foot with all their strange rules, the most recent bein

    Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 236
  12. BLOG: Militarization Specter And Its Impact On Somali Women

    Somalia, like many other African countries, has endured sustained militarization and armed conflict.

    Monday, May 2, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 247
  13. BLOG: Somali Women Entrepreneurs Carve a Niche in Boston

    Deeqo Jibril is always on the go.

    Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 249
  14. OPINION: Somalia's Taboo-Breaking First Woman Foreign Minister

    No matter what one thinks, or in what color one tries to see the appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as the first w

    Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 527
  15. DISCUSSION: Combating Rape in Somalia: Women at a Crossroads

    Activists in Somalia are demanding that their new government do more to investigate rape charges, especially those di

    Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 595
  16. BLOG: The Assault on Women

    The disturbing case of a Somali woman who alleged she was raped by security forces, only to be convicted by a court T

    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 612
  17. BLOG: The Women at the Forefront of Somalia's Future

    For more than 20 years there has been a continuous stream of bad news where Somalia is concerned with images of war,

    Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 708
  18. DOCUMENTARY: Sisters of Somalia

    Asha Hagi Elmi and her sister Amina spearhead efforts to bring dignity to the women of Mogadishu's refugee ca

    Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 728
  19. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Giving Women a Voice in Somalia

    When I meet Ikran and Deko, I'm struck by how ordinary they look.

    Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 764
  20. RESEARCH: Empowering The Forgotten Heroines of Peacebuilding – the Somali Women

    The role of women in peacebuilding has long been underestimated in Somaliland.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 772
  21. PRESS STATEMENT: AMISOM Under Investigation for Brutal Gang Rape of Somali Woman

    Press Statement: AMISOM Troops Commit Brutal Gang Rape in Mogadishu, Somalia

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 801