Online panel event: Somalia Sexual Intercourse Bill/Sexual Offences Bill

On 15 September 2020 LAW hosted an online workshop on the Sexual Offences Bill and the Sexual Intercourse Bill, with…

Somalia Sexual Intercourse Bill: A Brief

On 8 August 2020 a new Sexual Intercourse Bill, also known as the Penetration Bill, was tabled for consideration before…

Policy Brief: Transforming the Legacy of Somalia’s Conflict

On 20 July 2020, LAW released “Transforming the Legacy of Somalia’s Conflict to Ensure Long-Term Stabilisation” a policy brief providing…

Meeting with Independent Complaints Mechanism – Mogadishu

On 19 November 2018, LAW staff met with those involved in LAW’s Independent Complaints Mechanism, in Mogadishu, Somalia. LAW is…

GAPS – APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual violence in conflict in Nigeria and Somalia

Read the article:  APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual violence in conflict in Nigeria and Somalia

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

Read the article: By balancing Sharia law and the new Sexual Offences Bill, Somalia is legislating for the 21st century

The Guardian – ‘For me it’s like a murder’: the surge in sexual attacks on children in Somalia

Read the article: ‘For me it’s like a murder’: the surge in sexual attacks on children in Somalia

Rape Watch International – Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

Read the article: Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

SABC News – Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

Read the article (by AFP): Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

NewsDeeply – Somaliland Debates A Tough New Penal Code For ‘Rape And Sexual Offences’

Read the article: Somaliland Debates A Tough New Penal Code For ‘Rape And Sexual Offences’

HuffPost – Meet Clare Brown, The Aussie Lawyer Fighting Against Sexual Violence in Somalia

Read the article: Meet Clare Brown, The Aussie Lawyer Fighting Against Sexual Violence in Somalia

NewsDeeply – In Somalia, New Law Could Finally Give Rape Survivors a Voice

Read the article: In Somalia, New Law Could Finally Give Rape Survivors a Voice

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