#Somaliland

  • Article: This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2020

    Hawa, from Somaliland, was able to have an emergency C-section that saved her life. Read more

  • Article: 5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 5, 2020

    Some 3 million girls in Africa risk undergoing FGM every year. Read more

  • Article: Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 29, 2019

    Nearly all women ages 15 to 49 are thought to have undergone the procedure in Somaliland. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny African Republic Just Passed Its First Law Against Rape

    This Tiny African Republic Just Passed Its First Law Against Rape

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 10, 2018

    Until now rape was not defined as a crime in Somaliland. Read more

  • Article: Somaliland Is On Its Way to (Mostly) Banning FGM

    Somaliland Is On Its Way to (Mostly) Banning FGM

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 23, 2018

    Activists are saying the new law may fall short of fully protecting women. Read more

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

    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: Activist Edna Adan Has Been Fighting FGM For 40+ Years

    Activist Edna Adan Has Been Fighting FGM For 40+ Years

    From ICS|July 12, 2017

    Edna Adan went from the first Somali female to drive a car to a fearless FGM activist. Read more

  • Article: Meet Harvard's most unlikely, and inspiring, student

    Meet Harvard's most unlikely, and inspiring, student

    By Nicki Fleischner |Sept. 17, 2015

    Talent is universal, but opportunity is not Read more