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PRESS RELEASE:  NAGAAD Network is horrified and shocked by recent rapes and murderers against girls in Somaliland.

PRESS RELEASE ON November, 26th 2020     NAGAAD Network is horrified and shocked by recent rapes and murderers against girls in Somaliland. This year 2020, local communities reported four rape and murder cases in Awdal, Tog-dheer, and Sanaag regions. The last instance happened this month in the Saraar area, where older men raped two…

November 26, 2020
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Nagaad Network Awarded Four Female Journalists In Recognition Of Their Activism On Women’s Issues And Their Use Of Social Media To Educate And Promote Women Empowerment.

  NAGAAD gave awards and certificates to female social media influencers for their work in spreading women related issues. The four awardees were Nicima Cabdi Axmed, Fihiima Yasin Muuse, Sagal Cismaan, and Muna Faarax Miigane. The award recipients thanked Nagaad for the recognition, and they encouraged other girls to also be involved in women’s issues….

November 20, 2020
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Women From The Republic Of Somaliland Thank You For Choosing Sucaad Ibrahim As A Candidate For The Parliamentary Elections

Nagaad Network held a lunch honoring the leaders from the Baho-deeqsi clan for endorsing a woman, Sucad Ibrahim, for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Sucaad is running for a seat in the House of Representatives representing Maroodi Jeex district. The award given to the Baho-deeqsi leaders expressed, “Women from the Republic of Somaliland thank you for…

November 17, 2020
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Civil Society Organizations Denounced the Parliament’s Vote against the Bill Establishing Quotas for Women and Minorities.

Hargaysa NAGAAD- Somaliland’s civil society organizations held a press release condemning the parliament’s decision to decline the gender quotas bill. Members from NAGAAD expressing their disapproval said: Ladies and Gentlemen, Women in Somaliland play an important role in strengthening the country’s democracy, economy and social cohesion. Somali women are the largest group of voters, and…

September 28, 2020
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SIHA Network Awarded NAGAAD the Women Human Rights Defender Award

SIHA Network, a network of 136 organizations founded to strengthen women’s rights organizations in the Horn of Africa, recognized NAGAAD as this year’s recipient of the Women Human Rights Defender Award. Nagaad won this award for its advocacy on gender based violence, women empowerment, and fostering an inclusive society. Representatives from the SIHA Network and…

September 15, 2020
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Somaliland CSO, Human rights and youth groups held a Press Conference

Somaliland civil society’s organisations, human rights and youth groups on Sunday held a press conference critical of the reintroduction by House of Representative of another rape and sexual offences draft law different from the previously approved. Ms Sarah Abdi Hassan speaking during the joint press conference said, “That the new Somaliland rape and sexual offence…

August 24, 2020
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Nagaad and EU Ambassador Nicolas Berlanga urge Parliament to Approve the Women and Minority Quota

Hargeisa-Somaliland Women and the EU Special Representative to Somaliland and Somalia, Ambassador Nicolas Berlanga jointly have issued a press statement urging the government of Somaliland and the three official political organizations to respect the Election law amendment submitted to the House of Representatives by the President and to support approve the women and minority quota….

July 19, 2020
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Speaker of the House of Representatives pledges to approve the Women and Minorities communities Quotas-Nagaad

The Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland has accepted a proposal from the country’s women and minorities to pass the Electoral Law that includes the Somaliland Women Quotas and Minority Communities law. The Speaker of the Somaliland House of Representatives pledged that when the House convenes/resumes for business this week,…

July 14, 2020
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