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By MGoth On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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SOUTHBANK CENTRE PRESENTS WOW – WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL GIGS

Sunday 1 – Sunday 8 March 2015 southbankcentre.co.uk/wow Ibibio Sound Machine join tUnE-yArDs to headline WOW festival in Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall DJs Melody Kane, Dellessa James, Kaylee More...

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By goth Mohamed On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Narrating peace: Somaliland women’s experiences

3 September 2012 Somaliland women’s narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet their contributions cannot be denied. Female poets, writers, artists and activists More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
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PRESS RELEASE: Somali Women Circle Network urges Somali leaders to respect new Constitution

Press Release 1st of August, 2012 Wednesday, July 25, 2012, the Somalia’s National Constitution Assembly (NCA), composed of 825 delegates, convened in Mogadishu, Somali, to review and make recommendations about More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Somali Women Should get their fair share in the Somali political process

SOMALI WOMEN CIRCLE NETWORK (SWCN) Dear Friends of SWCN, We want to inform you that Somali Women’s Circle Network (SWNC) is presently developing new strategies that will address and enhance the representation More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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Working Mothers in Somaliland: Facts and Challenges

HARGEISA, 23 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – In every corner of our country, mothers wake up very early in the morning and walk to work places and markets alone, sometimes accompanied by the song of some birds. More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 15th, 2010
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SOMALILAND: Women’s rights activist, Fatima speaks to Somalilandpress

HARGEISA, (Somalilandpress) — Fatima Saeed is a women’s rights activist and a humanitarian worker who is currently based in Hargeisa, the capital city of Somaliland. She has lived and worked in the United More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 14th, 2010
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International Women’s Day Celebrated in Somaliland

HARGEISA, 14 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – As in every year on March 8th—International Women’s Day—the Academy supported Moonlight Girls Association, a Borama-based non-governmental girls’ organisation, More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
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SOMALILAND: A Walk Through International Women’s Day

HARGEISA, 9 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The news and events of the last two months have been harsh, with earthquakes ravaging whole cities, and families and children suffering. SOS Children’s Villages More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, March 7th, 2010
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SOMALILAND: Edna at Women in the World Summit

Edna Adan will visit New York City next weekend to participate in the Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit and she will appear on one of the panels. The following is from Tina Brown, editor of The Daily Beast Now, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, February 28th, 2010
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Israel accused of dooming Ethiopian baby boom

TEL AVIV (Somalilandpress) — A feminist movement has accused the Israeli government of adopting a racist policy towards the country’s Ethiopian Jews. Activists believe black women are deliberately being More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, February 27th, 2010
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Somaliland’s Most Prominent Woman: Edna Aden Ismail

HARGEISA, 27 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The Republic of Somaliland, a former British Protectorate, which has gained its independence from the British on June 26, 1960, after short union with the South, More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, November 27th, 2009
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Women Appointed To UCID’s Top Positions

HARGEISA, 28 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland’s UCID party appointed Fadumo Ali Madar to be the party’s secretary of foreign affairs. UCID also appointed Zaynab Muhammad Omar as the More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, October 17th, 2009
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Somalia: Alshabaab—“If Your Breasts Ain’t Bouncing, You Must Get Whipped”

HARGEISA, 17 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ridiculous! You would think. Welcome to Alshabaab’s world. Imagine strolling along the road with your mother, sisters, and wife. And as if you have violated More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, October 16th, 2009
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Somali Islamists whip women for wearing bras

MOGADISHU, 17 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somalia’s hardline Islamist group al Shabaab has publicly whipped women for wearing bras they say violate Islam by constituting a deception, north Mogadishu More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
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Tanzania launches bank for women

Dar es Salaam, 28 Jul 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Tanzania has launched a bank aimed specifically at women in what officials say will be an empowering move. The bank says women need only an ID card or passport More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, July 26th, 2009
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The Bum and the Khat Affect (Short Story)

Hargeisa, 26 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – In khat circles there is a well known argument that once a man finishes chewing he suddenly gets an uncontrollable urge to be with and around beautiful women (they More...