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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…  


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…  


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…  


Somali civil society women’s groups join 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence

The Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development, and civil society women’s groups have joined the global campaign for 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV), with a panel …  


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…  


Federal Government celebrates contribution of Somali women to development in Somalia at International Women’s Day event

The Federal Government commemorated International Women’s Day 2018 with a UNDP and UN-Women supported event in Mogadishu, celebrating the achievements of women across all sectors in Somalia.  


Ending Gender Based Violence in Somalia

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…  


Gender Progress Report-UNDP Somalia


Somali MPs attend leadership training on gender equality

Somalia MPs and Senators from both Federal and State parliaments have attended a first of its kind, five day “Transformative Leadership for Results” training in Entebbe, Uganda to enhance their…  

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