PRESS STATEMENT: To the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights on Sexual Violence

Honorable Chairperson, Commissioners, the Secretary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and distinguished participants, The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA), a regional network of civil society organizations comprising of over seventy five members, working on women and girls’ rights would hereby like to highlight the plight of[…..]

PRESS STATEMENT: Condemning insurgent acts of terrorism in the double truck bombings in Mogadishu, Somalia

Somalia’s long-running political unrest has continued to take a heavy toll on civilians, as warring partied and insurgent Islamic continue to hurt, kill and later, displace them in the country.  On Saturday 14th October, a deadly double truck bombing struck in Mogadishu – one of the deadliest attacks in the capital of Somalia, with a[…..]