Women shepherds in Somaliland determined to change their odds

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Water is a central concern year round in Somaliland, a self-declared autonomous state in northern Somalia.

Over a third of households in Somaliland's urban areas do not have access to clean drinking water and the proportion is far higher in rural areas, the UN says.

Beerato is a major watering hole for surrounding villages, when drought isn't severe.

A project financed by the UN Democracy Fund, UNDEF, is helping rural women there change their odds for survival.

Daljit Dhaliwal reports.

Duration: 3’26″

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