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NEW DAWN FOR SOMALI WOMEN

New Dawn for Somali Women, Somali Women Journalists Rights Association SOWJRA, shares celebrations with Somali women specially female politicians and other parts who did take part or supported the inclusion of women in political leadership, on the occasion of the historical victory of Sadia Samatar as the first female ever elected as deputy Speaker of …

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Sowjra closes three day workshop for 15 female journalists in Mogadishu

Somali Women Journalists Rights Association completed three days’ Workshop for 15 Female journalists operating local TV stations here in Mogadishu. The workshop was about covering stories related to abuses against women and girls and Director of the Somali Women Journalists Rights Association, Leyla Added Osman closed the training for those journalists. Officials from the Somalia …

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although we are in the 16 day of Gender Based Violance, Somalia is still facing violations against women, young girls, and children. and what is worse is that, none of the victims ever meet justice towards the violations against them, like; the painful story of Sabrine Hussein who faced childhood marriage

The Painful Story of Sabrin Hussein in her Childhood Marriage When I was 14 years old my mother married me to a man. The second night I was bleeding, I run from the man and I come to my mother. She saw my condition so she worked hard to stop the bleeding and cure the …

although we are in the 16 day of Gender Based Violance, Somalia is still facing violations against women, young girls, and children. and what is worse is that, none of the victims ever meet justice towards the violations against them, like; the painful story of Sabrine Hussein who faced childhood marriage Read More »

Somali Woman Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) with support from UNFPA Somalia has conducted two days ccommunity discussion and awareness raising meeting on the harmful impact of early and child marriage in Mogadishu 8- 9 June 2021

Somali Woman Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) with support from UNFPA Somalia has conducted two days ccommunity discussion and awareness raising meeting on the harmful impact of early and child marriage in Mogadishu 8- 9 June 2021. The meeting which was highly organized participated by different community segments including Elders, Religious Leaders, Youth, Women, Local Administration, …

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Somali Woman Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) with support from UNFPA Somalia has conducted two days training and mobilization workshop on the harmful impact of early and child marriage in Banadir region

Somali Woman Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) with support from UNFPA Somalia has conducted two days training and mobilization workshop on the harmful impact of early and child marriage in Banadir region. The meeting, which was highly organized participated by Somali Civil Society Organizations and organizations working to end child marriage and its impact in the …

Somali Woman Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) with support from UNFPA Somalia has conducted two days training and mobilization workshop on the harmful impact of early and child marriage in Banadir region Read More »

STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO UNFPA REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA, MR. ANDERS THOMSEN ON THE GANG RAPE OF A 12-YEAR- OLD GIRL IN SOMALIA

Mogadishu, 23 June 2019 – We are gravely concerned by the death of 12-year-old NajmoAbdilkadir Hassan from Burtinle in Puntland who passed on after suffering a brutal gangrapeon 19 June 2019.UNFPA strongly condemns this barbaric act of gender-based violence. We stand withNajmo’s family and call for a speedy investigation into this grave crime. Perpetrators must …

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COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8TH MARCH 2019

Date: 10th March 2019Somali Women Journalists Rights Association (SOWJRA) organized international women’s day celebrations in Mogadishu on 8th March 2019. The event brought together female journalist, women from civil society organizations, women from Diaspora, women activists and youth from different backgrounds and other distinguished guests. The theme was to identify the obstacles to the progress …

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SOMALI WOMEN JOURNALIST RIGHTS ASSOCIATION (SOWJRA) HAS RELEASED A STATEMENT

Somali Women Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) has released a statement on the suffering of Somalia women journalist during a debate held on 30th October 2018 at  Mogadishu, Somalia. The debate was around on how to increase the professional skills of female journalists who operate in the local media. The event brought together more than 20 …

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A COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE SOMALI WOMEN JOURNALIST RIGHTS ASSOCIATION (SOWJRA) ON THE SUFFERING OF WOMEN JOURNALISTS

Somali Women Journalist Rights Association (SOWJRA) has released a statement on the suffering of Somalia women journalist during a high profile event held on 24th December 2017 at SYL Hotel, Mogadishu, Somalia. The event brought together Members of Parliament, the Minister of Information and Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia, Information Ministers of Federal Member …

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