The impact of war on Somali men and its effects on on the family, women and children


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Policy points:
• Interventions for women and children should consider the well-being of the family as a whole.
• A positive engagement with the issues confronting Somali men should be part of any attempt to address the needs of women and children.

Note: This briefing paper is part of the outputs from PSRP’s work in DRC, by Rift Valley Institute. It is part of a series of briefing papers, blogs and reports on political settlements and armed actors, based on a case study of the DRC. The work extends RVI’s previous work in the country Usalama (I).

Keywords: Somalia; Conflict; Gender; Women; Children

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