Refugees from conflict zones opt for war-torn Syria

Damascus (AFP) – Millions of Syrians have fled their country’s war as refugees, but for tens of thousands of people escaping conflict elsewhere, Syria is also a place of refuge. Among them is Zahraa Abdi, who fled her native Somalia in 2012 and lives in a small room with her three children in northern Damascus. […]

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Tradition Not Worth Holding On To

By James P. McAnulty Friday, February 6, 2015 Today marks the twelfth annual International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C).  Today, we remember the more than 125 million women and girls from around the world who have undergone FGM/C.  Today, we renew the call to eradicate this harmful practice and to speak out clearly:  this […]

IDPs Lead Harsh Life In and Around Mogadishu

Some of the IDPs in and around Mogadishu live a harsh life. They can hardly get basic needs of life. Some of them suffer from a poor health as they cannot afford healthcare for themselves. Most of the IDP camps along Mogadishu-Afgoye Highway do not have health centres or hospitals.Ibraahim Jeerow Adan is an IDP […]