#Somalia

  • Article: 8 Countries Where FGM Has Affected Over 80% of Women
    Girls & Women

    8 Countries Where FGM Has Affected Over 80% of Women

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 25, 2018

    200 million girls have undergone it globally, but these countries are the worst offenders. Read more

  • Article: This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape
    Girls & Women

    This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2018

    Somaliland, a self-declared republic, is part of Somalia, which currently has no anti-rape laws. Read more

  • Article: Yes, UK Aid Money Goes to Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Countries — and Here’s Why That’s Important
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Yes, UK Aid Money Goes to Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Countries — and Here’s Why That’s Important

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 2, 2018

    Corruption isn’t a reason to slash aid spending to the countries who need it most. Read more

  • Article: These Before and After Photos Show Just How Vital Foreign Aid Is in the Fight Against Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    These Before and After Photos Show Just How Vital Foreign Aid Is in the Fight Against Hunger

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 2, 2017

    5-year-old Yasmiin weighed less than 2 stone. Read more

  • Article: How This Weekend’s Terror Attack in Somalia Is Linked to Poverty
    Citizenship

    How This Weekend’s Terror Attack in Somalia Is Linked to Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 16, 2017

    The Shabab both exploits and worsens poverty. Read more

  • Article: 5 Devastating Famines Foreign Aid Could Have Prevented
    Food & Hunger

    5 Devastating Famines Foreign Aid Could Have Prevented

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 17, 2017

    And how foreign aid could have prevented them. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Is Now Polio-Free
    Health

    Somalia Is Now Polio-Free

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 14, 2017

    Polio has been eradicated from all but three countries around the world. Read more

  • Article: Up to 50 Young Migrants From Africa Were Purposefully Drowned by Smugglers, UN Says
    Citizenship

    Up to 50 Young Migrants From Africa Were Purposefully Drowned by Smugglers, UN Says

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 10, 2017

    Africa’s migrant crisis is reaching new lows. Read more