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Independence Day

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.

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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.

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AU seeks new approach to stabilise Somalia: The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is seeking new strategies to help bring peace and…

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 Hold A Meeting, Public Information, Al Qaeda, February 8, Somali, Hold On, Challenges, City, Photos

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

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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.

A school girl watches a football game being played outside her classroom during break at the school run by the Hawa Abdi Centre. Credit: UN Photo/Tobin Jones Marriage Girl, The School Run, Somali, Girl Reading, Kids Health, United Nations, Girl Face, African Women, Human Rights

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

Portrait of a woman with cataracts in her eyes, at a medical centre of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu. Freckle Remover, Rachel Carson, African Union, Skin Lightening Cream, Natural Sunscreen, In Her Eyes, Somali, Anti Racism, Old Women

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.