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Somali Women MPs attend leadership training in Addis Ababa as part of gender equality initiative

Twelve Somali women parliamentarians have attended a UNDP supported leadership training in Addis Ababa, as part of UN initiative to support gender equality and women's political participation in…  


Hirshabelle local government holds consultation on quota for women’s representation in district councils

The Hirshabelle Ministry of Interior and Local Government has committed to implementing a thirty percent quota for women’s representation amongst the delegates who elect district councils in the…  


Joint Programme on Women’s Political Participation, Leadership and Empowerment

The Joint UN Programme on Women’s Political Leadership, Participation and Empowerment (JP WPE) is a collaborative initiative between the Federal Government represented by the Ministry of Women and…  


Midnimo 2-Durable Solutions for Displacement

This project capitalizes on the successes of Midnimo-I project and builds on progress made in state/ district expansion of authority and accountability, to address challenges of conflict,…  


Minister Deqa Yasin Presents Women's Charter at 63rd Commission on the Status of Women event in New York

At the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York on Friday, Somalia’s Federal Minister of Women and Human Rights Development, H.E. Deqa Yasin, presented a Women’s Charter for Somalia,…  


International Women’s Day 2019 and 63rd CSW: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change

UNDP Somalia is joining the global call to “Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change,” to achieve gender equality and women’s rights. In this, we are joining Somali women and men who are…  


Women’s Charter for Somalia issued at three day Somali Women’s Convention

A landmark Women’s Charter for Somalia has been issued by delegates at a three-day Somali Women’s Convention, which took place in Mogadishu this week. The Convention was led by the Ministry of Women…  


Two day Women’s Peace Forum concludes in Mogadishu

A two-day Women’s Peace Forum, first of its kind, has concluded in Mogadishu yesterday, which saw hundreds of civil society women leaders, peace activists, and members of parliaments come together to…  


Woman leaders in Puntland take leadership and advocacy training

Women leaders from nine regions in Puntland have been trained in political campaigning and gender equality advocacy this month, by the Puntland Ministry of Women’s Development and Family Affairs. The…  


Goal 5: Gender equality

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