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Somali Legal Aid Network Joint Statement 24th November 2015

GBV Joint Advocacy Statement

LAW has been working with Legal Aid providers in Somalia to tackle the widespread issues around gender based violence (GBV) prevalent across the country. On Wednesday 24th November 2015, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the first day of the 16 Days Campaign against gender based violence, the network released a joint statement condemning sexual and other forms of violence against women and girls. The statement calls on the Federal Government of Somalia, the government of Puntland State of Somalia, the government of Somaliland, International Donors and the United Nations to act in support of the implementation of Somalia’s first Sexual Offences Act and to support SLAN’s effort against GBV in Somalia.

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SLAN GBV Joint Advocacy Statement

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