"No peace means no life" - Somali women call for peace
UNSOM, 10 Sep 2014
Mogadishu, 10 September 2014 - Women in Mogadishu have today raised their voices, calling for peace.
This was during a dialogue hosted by the Banadir Regional Women’s Authority - which is charged with advocating for the safety and rights of women in the Banadir Region - on the issues affecting women and how they can advance the cause of peace.
Women drawn from all the districts of the Banadir region convened in Mogadishu with the day’s discussion centered on the theme “No peace means no life”.
The discussion touched on a range of issues, including the security status in Mogadishu, the lack of respect for and isolation of women in the country’s leadership and how women can serve as agents of peace through awareness creation, among others.