Preparing for 10 years celebration of SAGAL Help to Self Help Organisation

Young girl living in SAGALs crisis centre preparing for the celebration of SAGALs 10 years anniversary.


10 years anniversary

This september SAGAL is celebrating 10 years anniversary. It is already a decade since the founding of SAGAL Help to Self Help Organisation.

We are so proud of what we have achieved during these years. It would not have been possible without our partner FOKUS – Forum for Women and Development, financial support from The Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi), great support from members of SAGAL and other friends that have supported our organisation with donations and gift.

Thank you all!

We hope that you will keep supporting us to finish building the crisis centre in Jijiga. We want to be able to meet the high request amongst women and children for protection and shelter, that we experinence every day in Jijiga.


Sadas blogpost on the webpage of the forum for women and development (FOKUS)

At the end of the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) Sada wrote an important article published on the webpage of the forum for women and development (FOKUS)

Read the blogpost here: http://www.fokuskvinner.no/en/News/2016/Pa-tide-med-forandring/

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Follow some of the meetings at the CSW60 on the United Nations Webcast

Some of the meetings and side events at the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) are avaliable online at the United Nations Webcast:

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) – 2nd meeting 14 Mar 2016 – Remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Opening of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60)

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (UN Women) at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) – 2nd meeting

Protecting human rights of women refugees and asylum seekers – CSW60 side-event


Second day at the CSW60 in New York

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Sada with the Norwegian Minister of Children and Equality

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The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60 2016) has started – SAGAL is present at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

The priority theme for the sixtieth session of the Commission is women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development.

The review theme is the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls. This is a review to see how much each country has done to combat violence against women and girls since the session where this was the main topic three years ago.

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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. It was established by in 1946.

The CSW promote women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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Opening session of the 60th Commission on the Status of Women

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At the opening session of the 60th Commission on the Status of Women


 SAGALs participation in CSW60 (2016)

The sixtieth session of the Commission will take place from 14 to 24 March 2016 in New York. The Commission will address as its priority theme ‘Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development’. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world will attend the session.

With the economical support from FOKUS’ travel grant SAGAL will be present at the UN session.

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Wardoon News Media has written about SAGALs conference in Drammen

Wardoon has written an article in somali about SAGALs conference in Drammen the 25th of April 2015 and published a lot of nice pictures. Read the article here.

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