We are coalition of young feminists working to promote the safety, equality, justice, rights and dignity of girls and young women in Somalia.

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We believe that others cannot make decisions for us without us. We believe that girls and young women are experts in their own rights and challenges.

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We are a proudly feminist organization and believe in full social, economic, and political equality for women and girls.

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Who We Are

Hawa Feminist Coalition is a non-governmental and non-profit feminist organization founded by young feminists in 2018 in Somalia as the first and only young women and girls-led organization grounded in principles of feminism that come out to promote the safety, equality, justice, rights, and dignity of young women and girls in Somalia in order to achieve a country where women and girls are valued as equal beings among members of the community, enjoy all their rights on an equal footing with others, and live in dignity.

We believe in the collective power of Somali young women and girls to work together toward achieving their rights. Join grassroots young feminists-led movement to build a broad and strong feminist movement for a just and sustainable future. No one can change history alone. We need you.

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What We Do

Movement Building

We mobilize, organize and connect young women and girls in feminist solidarity to build a strong and visible young feminist movement that can promote the safety, equality, justice, rights, and dignity of young women and girls in Somalia.

Leadership Development & Empowerment

We build the leadership and advocacy capacity of young women and girls and their use of digital media and other innovative advocacy tools to improve their voice, agency, and active participation in decision-making processes in Somalia.

Awareness Rising & Advocacy

We use awareness-raising and artivism, including the use of art, dance, music, culture, and poetry, to challenge the prevailing gender-based violence as well as negative social norms and harmful beliefs against women and girls and also advocate the adoption of legal instruments for the protection of women and girls in Somalia.

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A Cake-Cutting And Music Entertainment Were Celebrated With The Reopening Of The Renovated And Expanded Hawa Feminist Coalition’s Office Premises

Hawa Feminist Coalition held a cake-cutting and music entertainment event to celebrate the re-opening of its renovated and expanded office premises in Garowe, Puntland, Somalia. Hawa Feminist Coalition, the first ...

Hawa Feminist Coalition Observes The International Day Of The Girl 2023 With An Emphasis On Child Marriage In Somalia

In commemoration of International Day of the Girl, the Hawa Feminist Coalition organized an event attended by some key young feminist activists and members of the Hawa movement. The event ...

HIRING A VOLUNTEER: Members Engagement Volunteer

Job Title: Members Engagement Volunteer Department: Membership and Community Building Location: Garowe, (Or Remotely) Reports to: Membership Engagement Officer General Position Summary Hawa Feminist Coalition is a non-governmental and non-profit ...

Nadiira Cabdiraxmaan: Siddee gabdhuhu ugu faa’iideysan karaan xirfadaha cagaaran?

Siddan wada ognahay isbedelka cimilada waa mid kamid dhibaatooyinka ugu waaweyn ee haysta Soomaaliya iyadoo ay soo raacaan dhibaatooyinka dagaalada iyo deganaansho la’aanta siyaasadda oo muddo dheer ka jirtay wadanka ...

Trains 50 Emerging Young Feminist Activist on Feminist Advocacy and Intergenerational Activism in Somalia

Climate change is one of the most critical problems facing Somalia, along with other ever-lasting conflicts and political instability that the country has been going through for the last thirty ...

50 emerging young female poets were trained on how to compose poetry in a workshop held in Qardho, Somalia

With support of Karibu Foundation, Hawa Feminist Coalition organized a mentoring and coaching for 50 emerging young female poets, mainly from marginalized communities, in a 5-day workshop held in Qardho, ...
Our Team

Jawahir A. Mohamed

Executive Director

Mariam Mohamed Hussein

Deputy / Programs Officer

Kowsar Abdisalam Guled

Physical Health Project Officer

Mariam M. Abdullahi

Programs Coordinator
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