#Somalia

  • Article: African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020
    Citizenship

    African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2019

    Wars and conflict have displaced more than 9 million people across the continent. Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film
    Girls & Women

    Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Feb. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of FGM, affecting 98% of women. Read more

  • Article: Queensland Jury Delivers Landmark Conviction for Female Genital Mutilation
    Girls & Women

    Queensland Jury Delivers Landmark Conviction for Female Genital Mutilation

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 14, 2019

    Here's everything you need to know about Queensland’s female genital mutilation case. Read more

  • Article: Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report
    Food & Hunger

    Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 29, 2019

    “These are real people experiencing rates of hunger that are simply unacceptable.” Read more

  • Article: Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 13, 2018

    Over 2 million people live in Mogadishu, making it the world’s second most densely populated city. Read more

  • 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