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The Political and Civic Engagement of Somali Women

From The Heritage Institute Background International and regional efforts to increase the effective participation of women in peace building and in the reconstruction and development of societies have gained momentum in the past two decades. In 2000, United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 formally addressed the need to change women’s continued exclusion from participation […]

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FROM Ventures Africa Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says his country is making a comeback. As today, Somalia celebrates the independence it gained 55 years ago, the President speaks candidly with Ventures Africa about how far Somalia has come, its current political situation, the country’s ability to hold national elections in 2016 and the state […]

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