Garowe-December 19,2018: Hon. Drs. Marian Ahmed Ali, Minister of women development and family affairs launched the first ever Puntland Plan of Action for Children (PPAC) designed specifically to achieve Government’s commitment to make Puntland the best place for children in Somalia.
When you meet 10-year-old Sumayo*, you cannot even begin to comprehend the kind of suffering she has gone through at her tender age. Although she tries to put a smile on her face, she will never forget the summer of June 2018. She recalls how the long-awaited holiday turned into a nightmare. It was during this time that Sumayo and her sister were circumcised—or to put it plainly; their private parts were mutilated.
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