October 6, 2013
Mr. Hussein Mohamed Mohamood
My name is Mr. Hussein Mohamed Mohamoud, the director at Women's information and communication centre at Burao town, I was graduated fro Somali national university 1990, after collapse of Somali central government, i started to involve in protecting and improving women's human rights situation in Somalia, because, I have fully understood that the women have become the center unit of violence happened in Somalia, and they have been the most vulnerable group among the society including rape, physical and psychological abuse, killing, gender bais.
owing to this, my center that was established UNITA women umbrella in 2002 stood up for supporting women victims in Somalia, particularly for those living in Somali-land through providing mentoring and counseling, legal aid delivery services and advocacy interventions, the center also conduct regular women's human rights situations assessment in our location as to closely follow on their human rights status and prepare the most convenient solution for addressing problems identified from the assessment. in addition to that, the center organize meetings, conference, debates and workshops for community various groups aiming to support the community being on board for women's rights protection and improvement interventions.