SIHA Launch: The Other War – Gangrape in Somaliland

  As chronic occurrences of conflicts over the past decades have left the Horn of Africa struggling with fragile state structures and nations’ tribal and ethnic affiliations opposed to states’ modern obligations, the report sheds light onto the interconnection between historical development, existing clan structures and Somaliland plural legal system, from a women’s rights perspective.[…..]

Somali Security Arrest another Woman and Journalist for Speaking Out Against Rape

On the 21st November 2013, a 19 year old rape survivor and the journalist to whom she has spoken, have been arrested on the basis of fabricating false stories. The survivor has claimed that she was raped at gunpoint by two government affiliated journalists, working for Radio Mogadishu in August 2013, however following failed attempts[…..]