Sexual Violence in Somalia - A Short Film

The Nuhanovic Foundation supports the efforts of Legal Action Worldwide in their mission to address sexual violence in Somalia. Please help them in their effort to reach 1000 likes for their short film  Sexual Violence in Somalia: Challenging Impunity  by watching it now at

This is a short film about the widespread and increasing levels sexual violence in Somalia, and what can be done to address it. The film provides insight into the reality of sexual violence in Somalia through the voice of a survivor. It explores how the newly drafted Sexual Offences Bill  will help survivors to access justice and end impunity for sexual violence in Somalia.

Prominent interviewees include: UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura, Head of International Protection UNHCR (now Assistant High Commissioner), Volker Turk, Executive Director of UNFPA Babatunde Osotimehin, Former Somali Minister of Women and Human Rights Development Khadija Mohamed Diriye and a survivor of sexual violence.  The video has been supported by UNHCR and UNFPA.

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