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Help Stop the Medicalization of FGM in Somalia

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 1, 2020
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Help Stop the Medicalization of FGM in Somalia As in most countries around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the suffering of women and…

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You can help stop rape in Somalia

By Donor Direct Action | May 1, 2019
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You can help stop rape in Somalia Three weeks ago Hodan Ahmed Shalayste was raped and killed in Puntland, Somalia, in front of her three…

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The rape and murder of Aisha, a 12 year-old girl

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 4, 2019
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The rape and murder of Aisha, a 12 year-old girl I woke up last Monday to hear the tragic news that 12 year-old Aisha Elias…

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Still no justice for girls who died after FGM

By Donor Direct Action | Nov 25, 2018
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Still no justice for girls who died after FGM Hawa Aden Mohamed and girls at the Galkayo Center, Somalia This summer I wrote to you…

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Third Somali girl dies after FGM in less than a week

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 18, 2018
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Third Somali girl dies after FGM in less than a week FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 18th 2018 Suheyra Qorane Farah and her sister Zamzam underwent…

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Deeqa, 10, died from FGM – help Galkayo Center save others

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 24, 2018
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Deeqa, 10, died from FGM – help Galkayo Center save others A 10-year-old girl, Deeqa Dahir Nuur, bled to death last week after undergoing female…

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Justice eludes rape victims in Somalia’s Puntland – campaigners

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 8, 2018
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Justice eludes rape victims in Somalia’s Puntland – campaigners Women and girls in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland who accuse police, army and marines of…

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Suspect freed after gang rape in Somalia

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 29, 2018
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Suspect freed after gang rape in Somalia Last week we wrote to you about several women and girls who have been brutally raped and gang-raped…

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Some Puntland policemen are raping women instead of helping to protect them

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 19, 2018
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Some Puntland policemen are raping women instead of helping to protect them Just after 2am on January 10th a group of eight armed men invaded…

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Breaking the silence in the world capital of female genital mutilation

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 5, 2017
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Last year, I met 15 year-old Istar, who had been married off to a 70 year-old man in Eastern Somalia. He paid 10 camels and…

Help us protect girls from female genital mutilation

By Donor Direct Action | May 10, 2017
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Ifrah was only seven when she underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) close to her home in Puntland, Somalia. Now 25, she has vowed that none of her four daughters will undergo it. FGM…

Jane Fonda introduces the work of the Galkayo Center

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 18, 2017
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