Child Protection

Child protection in Somalia

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Protection publications


Protection publications

Consultation with Children in East Africa for the World Humanitarian Summit - Messages from Children Affected by Emergencies
2015 - In 2016, the UN will host the first World Humanitarian Summit. To make sure children’s voices are heard at this important event,, UNICEF and Save the Children organized a series of children’s consultations in East Africa.

Religious Fatwa for banning all forms of FGM/C
15 November 2013 - Important Religious Fatwa to End all forms of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting signed in Puntland, North Eastern Somalia.

Eradication of female genital mutilation
2004 - An advocacy paper. Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs. In Somalia, FGM is primarily performed on girls aged 4-11.



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