News tagged with somalia

The moral wounds of war

A soldier in the Australian Army is posted to Somalia, a country ranked among the world's most troubled states and where the capital, Mogadishu, is known as the "city of death". Life is cheap and warlords rule over clan-based ...

Nov 24, 2015
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Somalia worst place to be a mother

Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children on Monday which calls for more action to protect mothers and children in crisis-hit areas.

May 05, 2014
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Extreme genital mutilation on retreat in Somaliland

It is a ritual supposed to keep women "pure", but an increased understanding of the severe health risks of extreme forms of female genital mutilation appears to be slowly rolling back its prevalence in Somalia's northwest.

Feb 20, 2014
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