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9 November 2018: JusticeInfo.net: Rohingya: Why the ICC Was Right and What It Must Do

28 June 2018: GAPS: APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual violence in conflict in Nigeria and Somalia

14 June 2018: LSE Blogs: By balancing Sharia law and the new Sexual Offences Bill, Somalia is legislating for the 21st century

30 May 2018: Permanent Mission of Sweden in Geneva: Roundtable discussion on sexual and gender-based violence in conflict settings

17 May 2018: Guardian: ‘For me it’s like a murder’: the surge in sexual attacks on children in Somalia

1 April 2018: Rape Watch International: Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

22 March 2018: IRIN: MeToo, AidToo: The next steps

22 February 2018: SABC News (by AFP): Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

30 January 2018: NewsDeeply: Somaliland Debates A Tough New Penal Code For ‘Rape And Sexual Offences’

5 October 2017: NewsDeeply: Expert Views: How to Spend 500m Euros to End Violence Against Women

4 October 2017: HuffPost: Meet Clare Brown, The Aussie Lawyer Fighting Against Sexual Violence in Somalia

27 April 2017: NewsDeeply: In Somalia, New Law Could Finally Give Rape Survivors a Voice

25 January 2017: Voice of America: Somali Rape Law Gets First Test

30 August 2016: The Guardian: UN under pressure to set up inquiry into Syria aid programme

28 August 2016: New York Times Live: Why one woman is hell-bent on combatting sexual violence amongst aid workers

7 June 2016: Foreign Policy: Somalia’s Uphill Battle to Criminalise Sexual Violence

19 May 2016: Voice of America: Report: No One Held Responsible for Sexual Violence in South Sudan

19 May 2016: Haberler: Report Blames Army, Militia for S. Sudan Sexual Attacks

17 May 2016: AMISOM News: High-level panel deliberates on Sexual Offences Bill for Somalia

18 March 2016: Foreign Policy: ‘They are proud of what they are doing’

29 January 2016: The Independent: David Cameron accused of ‘ill-judged’ attacks on Iraq War investigators

7 May 2015: Huffington Post: HuffPost’s What’s Working Honor Roll: Somalia’s Way of Seeking Justice for Rape Victims is Working

25 May 2015:  Women Under Siege: How do you stop rape in a broken state? Somalia is giving it a try

1 May 2015: takepart: The Surprising City where Rape Victims are Finding Justice

11 March 2015: Safe World for Women: Legal Action Worldwide: Human Rights Lawyers Speak Out

11 December 2014: The Guardian: Somalia Sexual Offences Bill hailed as a vital step towards lasting  change