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Goal 5 Gender equality

Ending Gender Based Violence in Somalia

27 Nov 2017

This week UNDP Somalia has added our voice to a global call for a brighter future for women and girls, by joining a worldwide 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender based violence (GBV). Violence against women remains endemic worldwide with global statistics showing that = show that 1 in 3 women experience violence in their lifetime. In Somalia in 2016, there were over 7,200 reported cases of GBV. This year, between the months of January and February alone, nearly 1,600 cases of GBV were recorded. … Read more

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