Jubaland women platform joined the rest of the world to mark the International Women’s Day, on 8th March 2021 during which they highlighted the role of women in the advancement of peace and stability in Somalia. Hundreds of women, youth, elders, politicians attended the day’s celebrations in the cities of Dhobley and Kismayo.
Women of the world want and deserve an equal future free from stigma, stereotypes and violence; a future that’s sustainable, peaceful, with equal rights and opportunities for all. To get us there, the world needs women at every table where decisions are being made.
This year, the theme for International Women’s Day (8 March), “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world,” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the gaps that remain.