Somali women call for greater role in politics and access to justice

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The UN Mission in Somalia hosted the Women and Peace Security Open Day. video capture.

In Somalia, a country once described as "one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman", an important conversation is taking place.

The political marginalization of women and their exclusion from the decision-making process was tackled at an event entitled "Women, Peace and Security Open Day".

The Open Day, held annually since 2010, provides a platform for women affected by conflict and senior UN leaders to discuss key issues of concern.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

Duration: 4’15”

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