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Somali PM reserves 30 per cent of parliament seats for women in upcoming poll

Somalia women in parliament

Garowe, SomaliaThomson Reuters Foundation Nearly a third of Somalia’s parliamentary seats will be reserved for female lawmakers in an election next month, the prime minister said, a measure long demanded by women’s rights campaigners in the Horn of Africa nation. While welcoming Saturday’s announcement by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, some women’s groups cautioned that […]