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By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jul 30th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Agencies + DIPLOMAT) – For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have begun to play a more active role by providing critical information about suspicious activity and people to security agencies, officials told Sa...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 25th, 2014
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Geneva (DIPLOMAT)- The United Nations said on Thursday that militant group Islamic State (Isis) had ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation. But doubts emerged on social media about the basis for the report. One document poste...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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New York (DIPLOMAT)- Girls in parts of the global south continue to be married young, with more than half of girls in the least developed countries wed before their 18th birthday. The prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) also remains high, with more than 90% of women in Somalia, Guinea, Djib...