Friday 13 April 2018

Somaliland’s drought threatens progress in protecting females from sexual violence

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The devastating drought in the Horn of Africa is threatening progress made towards stamping out some of the worst forms of abuse against women and girls, Save the Children is warning. 

Monday 9 April 2018

International Women’s Day – Pushing for Progress in Somalia

On the 8th of March, the world celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women; a day that has been commemorated for more than 100 years. In 2018, International Women’s Day made a strong call to action to #PressforProgress on gender parity.

Friday 6 April 2018

Empowering women through Skills Training and Employment Promotion (STEP)

Hodan Mohamed Hussein is a nineteen year old graduate who works as a cook at Damal Hotel, Hargeisa, where she was employed even before graduating. Hodan has just completed a hospitality management course skills training programme implemented by Save the Children in partnership with the European College of Hospitality in Hargeisa. Save the Children- with the Ministry of Education and Higher Studies in Somaliland, Care International and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is implementing an EC funded inclusive education programme in Somaliland called Hormarinta Elmiga II.

Tuesday 27 February 2018

One in six children across the world are living in areas impacted by conflict.

Save the Children launched the “End War on Children” report globally. The report that ranks Somalia as the third most dangerous place for a child looks at how conflict has impacted children, and sheds light on a worrying trend of increased brutality against children in conflict, particularly in the last few years.

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Somalia/Somaliland Drought Response in Numbers

Humanitarian crisis in Somalia is among the most complex and longstanding emergencies. While large-scale famine has been averted in 2017, the humanitarian impact of the drought has been devastating. According to Somalia 2018 humanitarian needs overview: