At a meeting hosted by the Nagaad Women’s Network, Nagaad discussed research on a review of the women’s quota in Somaliland from 2002-2021.
The Quota developed by the government and civil society groups and submitted to the legislature at the time, did not bear fruit, as it was rejected by the legislature, but now the study shows that women need to have commitment to implement women Quota.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of Employment and Social Affairs and Family Affairs, members from the Parliament, SONSAF chairperson, lawyers, human rights activists and some of the women who run last Somaliland elections.
On March 26, 2022, the women’s quota review event study was opened by Nagaad Vice President Khadra Omar Hassan, followed by Nafisa Yusuf Mohamed, Executive Director of Nagaad.
On behalf of CSOs, SONSAF Chairperson Anwar Abdirahman Warsame spoke strongly on the necessity for women to set quotas.
Mustafe Mohamud Ali, Somaliland’s Minister of Employment, Social Affairs, and Family, stated that the government dedicated to achieve Somaliland women’s Quota.
On the other hand, members of the House of Representatives and the house of parliament participated in the event and they promised to work on the efforts of women’s quota.
Finally, women Quota study was presented, which highlights the importance of women having their own quota.