WHO WE ARE

Somali Women Journalism’sRights Association (SOWJRA) is a Somali local Non-Governmental, Non-political, non-ethnic, non-religiously affiliated and Non-profit-making organization focusing on women journalists’ rights and empowerment through education and development activities.

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SOWJRA PROGRAMMES

EDUCATION

In Somalia, illiteracy levels are high and primary school enrollment is estimated to be 30.6%. Many Children in the urban and rural areas have no access to any form of education.

DOCUMENTATION

Meant to address the women rights education from different perspectives, SOWJRA established a documentation center that performs several activities.

ADVOCACY & LOBBYING

Somali Women Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) stands for making advocacy and lobbing for the betterment of Somali women journalist in Somalia.

PEACE BUILDING

Somalia has been in civil war for almost a decade. There is still instability in most parts of the country particularly in the southern regions.

CAPACITY BUILDING

SOWJRA extends capacity building programs to different sectors including young women journalists who are willing to build up their career as journalist of tomorrow. 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SOWJRA helps the community to identify and realize their full potentials and collaborate with the local community to create networks and links for development.

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