SOMALILAND: A LIGHTHOUSE OF AFRICAN DEMOCRACY WITH LIMITED WOMEN REPRESENTATION

This paper will examine the challenges that the women faced during the parliamentary and local council elections, the key lesson learned, statistics about the role of women in Somaliland Politics, and timely and context-based recommendations from the 2021 elections. Even though Somaliland civil society organizations and women activists had made efforts to increase women’s participation, […]

ANALYSIS OF FEMALE CANDIDATES IN LOCAL COUNCIL AND PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES

ANALYSIS OF FEMALE CANDIDATES IN BOTH LOCAL COUNCIL AND PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES COMPARISON OF 2012 AND 2021 LOCAL COUNCIL CANDIDATES During the 2012 Local council Elections, 2260candidates registered to run 379 seats of the local councils of 23 Electoral Districts from 7 Political Associations and Political Parties, namely (UCID, Kulmiye, Wadani, Umadda, Xaqsoor, Dalsan and Rays). The […]

Supporters of Aamina Cilmi Fariid Arrested in Borama

Sources confirmed to both the Election Monitoring Office & ISCO Somaliland, that 8 people including 3 traditional leaders were arrested in Borama, who were supporting Aamina Cilmi Fariid a female parliamentary candidate of Awdal Region from UCID Party. Caqil Warsame muse Ahmed Geele Caqil Ahmed Barkhad Ali Caqil Mumin Abdillahi Jimaale Mohamed Hassan Nuur Eng […]