Somalia Celebrates International Women’s Day

Published: March 8, 2016

Somalia Celebrates International Women’s DaySomalia joined the rest of the world on Wednesday to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day.
International Women’s Day is being celebrated on March 8th all over the world. Women’s achievements, regardless of ethnic or national boundaries, in linguistics, cultural, economic and political fields are being marked.
The Occasion was celebrated across the country with government top leaders attending and delivering speeches acknowledging the role of the women in the society.
Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud applauded the role of the women in the society, stressing their part in the country’s gaining of freedom.
For decades, Somalia women have been living in different tough conditions facing abuses such as sexual violence.
Recently, Somalia’s Minister for women affairs and human rights vowed to take major steps on abuses against women and will not tolerate on them going on.
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