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Women adorned in Somali flags celebrate Somalia's Independence Day at Konis stadium in Mogadishu on July 1. Today's celebrations mark 53 years since the Southern regions of Somalia gained independence from Italy and joined with the Northern region of Somaliland to create Somalia. AU UN IST PHOTO / TOBIN JONES.
A.U. Forces Hold Training Sessions for Somali National Police
Women officers of the Somali national police are shown during a ceremony to inaugurate their training programme, conducted by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)’s Police Training and Development Unit with funding from the Italian Government. They are among 160 officers participating in the two-week course, held at the General Kaahiye Police Academy in Mogadishu.
SRCC Gender Meeting
SRCC Mahamet Saleh Anadif holds a meeting with women from various components of AMISOM to discuss various challenges facing the women on February 8 in Mogadishu, Somalia. AU UN IST PHOTO / Tobin Jones
Shops of Mogadishu
One consequence of Somalia's two decades of civil war has been low rates of literacy across the country. In order to overcome this hurdle, many shops now paint the products they sell onto their walls in order to make it easier for anyone to see what is inside. The result is thousands of brightly coloured shops across Mogadishu and evidence of the city's burgeoning economy. AU-UN IST PHOTO / TOBIN JONES.
Dr. Hawa Abdi Center
A Somali girl reads from the board during English class at a school run by the Abdi Hawa Center in the Afgoye coridor. Dr. Hawa, an internationally recognized humanitarian, established the Hawa Abdi Center in 1983, and has catered for tens of thousands over the years displaced by civil war in Somalia. The center now contains an IDP camp, a school, and a hospital. AU UN IST PHOTO / Tobin Jones
AMISOM Medical Staff Treat Somali Civilians
Portrait of a 59-year-old woman with cataracts in her eyes, at a medical centre of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu.