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Joint Civil Society Organizations Press statement:
Civil society and human rights organisations are deeply appalled by the recent decision of the Parliament of Somalia to pass the Sexual Intercourse Bill over the historic Sexual Offences Bill (SOB) that was adopted by the Council of Ministers in May 2018.
Child and forced marriage are both human rights violations and harmful practices that disproportionately affect women and girls globally, preventing them from enjoying their childhood and living fulfilling lives. This year’s National 16 Days of Activism theme in South Sudan, “Take Responsibility: Protect Women and Girls from GBV” is crucial in the context of child and forced marriage
On the 21st of December, following a retrial ordered by the appellant court, Amal1 who faced death by stoning is now facing a 6-month prison term. It is evident that the appellant court did not consider the injustices of a death sentence for the crime of adultery or the disproportionate way it affects women. The court instead called for a retrial…
Established in 1995 by a coalition of women’s rights activists with the aim of strengthening the capacities of women’s rights organizations and addressing women’s subordination and violence against women and girls in the Horn of Africa, SIHA has grown substantially and is now comprised of 136 member organizations.
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