Reuters | Tuesday September 18, 2012
Hawa Aden Mohamed won the United Nations refugee agency's Nansen Refugee Award on Tuesday for her work in helping thousands of Somali women and girls, many of them rape victims, start new lives in their battered homeland.
Associated Press | Friday August 5, 2011
Somali government troops opened fire at hungry civilians on Friday, killing at least seven people, as both groups made a grab for the food at a U.N. distribution site in the capital of this famine-stricken country, witnesses said.
Associated Press | Tuesday August 2, 2011
As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins, Faduma Aden is fasting all day even though she doesn't have enough food to celebrate with a sundown feast. The Somali mother of three, who fled starvation in her homeland, says she fasts because she fears ...
Associated Press | Monday August 1, 2011
Refugee Barwago Mohamud huddles silently beneath a few blankets stretched over sticks at night, fearing for her life after a neighbor was raped, and a naked woman who had been kidnapped and gang-raped for three days in front of her terrified children...