#Somalia

  • Article: Campaigners Demand Anti-FGM Law as Girls Bleed to Death in Somalia
    Girls & Women

    Campaigners Demand Anti-FGM Law as Girls Bleed to Death in Somalia

    Sept. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Four girls - aged between 10 and 11 years old - have died in the last three months. Read more

  • Article: Parents of 10-Year-Old Girl Who Died After FGM Are 'Hampering' Prosecution, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Parents of 10-Year-Old Girl Who Died After FGM Are 'Hampering' Prosecution, Activists Say

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of female genital mutilation. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Will Pursue Its First FGM Prosecution After Death of 10-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Somalia Will Pursue Its First FGM Prosecution After Death of 10-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2018

    Approximately 98% of girls and women in Somalia have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: Father Still Defends FGM After 10-Year-Old Daughter Dies in Somalia
    Girls & Women

    Father Still Defends FGM After 10-Year-Old Daughter Dies in Somalia

    July 23, 2018|Voice of America

    Despite the death of his daughter, Dahir Nur defended the practice. Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugees Are Plastic Waste Warriors in One of the World's Biggest Camps
    Environment

    Somali Refugees Are Plastic Waste Warriors in One of the World's Biggest Camps

    June 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A recycling project aims to clean the environment and boost refugee incomes in Kenya's Dadaab camp. Read more

  • Article: Sheffield's Badass New Lord Mayor Is Also a Former Refugee
    Citizenship

    Sheffield's Badass New Lord Mayor Is Also a Former Refugee

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 18, 2018

    Magid Magid says he’s going bring the role "into the 21st century." Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • 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