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UNITED NATIONS: Secretary General message for International Women’s Day – 8 March [Engish &Somali]

U N I T E D   N A T I O N S       N A T I O N S   U N I E S

THE SECRETARY- GENERAL

MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

New York, 8 March 2015

Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating conflict in the former Yugoslavia prompted deserved attention to rape and other war crimes there against civilians. Two decades later, with girls as young as seven not only targeted but used as weapons by violent extremists, it would be easy to lose heart about the value of international gatherings. But while we have a long way to go to achieve full equality – with ending gender-based violence a central goal – progress over the past two decades has proven the enduring value of the 1995 Beijing Conference on Women.

Since the adoption of its Declaration and Platform for Action, more girls have attained more access to more education than ever before. The number of women dying in childbirth has been almost halved. More women are leading businesses, governments and global organizations.  I welcome these advances. At the same time, on this International Women’s Day, we must acknowledge that the gains have been too slow and uneven, and that we must do far more to accelerate progress everywhere.

The world must come together in response to the targeting of women and girls by violent extremists.  From Nigeria and Somalia to Syria and Iraq, the bodies of women have been transformed into battlegrounds for warriors carrying out specific and systematic strategies, often on the basis of ethnicity or religion.  Women have been attacked for trying to exercise their right to education and basic services; they have been raped and turned into sex slaves; they have been given as prizes to fighters, or traded among extremist groups in trafficking networks. Doctors, nurses and others have been assassinated for trying to operate in their professional capacity. The women human rights defenders brave enough to challenge such atrocities risk – and sometimes lose – their lives for the cause.

We must take a clear global stance against this total assault on women’s human rights. The international community needs to translate its outrage into meaningful action, including humanitarian aid, psycho-social services, support for livelihoods, and efforts to bring perpetrators to justice.  With women and girls often the first targets of attack, their rights must be at the centre of our strategy to address this staggering and growing challenge.  Empowered women and girls are the best hope for sustainable development following conflict. They are the best drivers of growth, the best hope for reconciliation, and the best buffer against radicalization of youth and the repetition of cycles of violence.

Even in societies at peace, too many girls and women are still targets of domestic abuse, female genital mutilation and other forms of violence that traumatize individuals and damage whole societies.  Discrimination remains a thick barrier that must be shattered. We need to expand opportunities in politics, business and beyond.  We need to change mind-sets, especially among men, and engage men in becoming active change-agents themselves.  And we must back up our resolve with resources based on the sure understanding that investments in gender equality generate economic progress, social and political inclusion and other benefits that, in turn, foster stability and human dignity.

This is a vital year for advancing the cause of women’s human rights.  The international community is hard at work on establishing a new sustainable development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals and shape policies and social investments for the next generation.  To be truly transformative, the post-2015 development agenda must prioritize gender equality and women’s empowerment.  The world will never realize 100 per cent of its goals if 50 per cent of its people cannot realize their full potential.  When we unleash the power of women, we can secure the future for all.

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QARAMADA MIDOOBAY

XOGHAYAHA GUUD

FARRIIN KU AADDAN MAALINTA CAALAMIGA EE HAWEENKA
New York, 8 Maarso 2015

Labaatan sanno ka hor, markii uu caalamku isugu yeeray shirweyne looga hadlayo xuquuqda haweenka, colaaddii lagu baaba’ay ee Yugoslavia-daii hore ayaa keentay in si mudnaan leh loogu soo jeesto kufsiga iyo dembiyada kale ee dagaallada ee loo geystay dadka rayidka ah ee halkaa joogay. Labaatan sanno ka dib, iyadoo kooxaha xagjirka ah ee colaadda waday ay bartilmaameedsadeen ayna sida hubka u adeegsadeen gabdhaha ay da’adoodu u yaraan karto ilaa toddobo sanno, waxaa si fudud looga niyadjabi karaa shirarka caalamiga. Laakiin in kastoo ay weli wax badan nooga hareen inaan gaarno sinaan buuxda – iyadoo ujeeddada udub-dhexaadkana ay tahay in la joojiyo colaadda ku saleysan jinsiga – haddana horumarka la gaaray labaatankii sanno ee la soo dhaafay wuxuu caddeeyay qiimaha aan dhammaaneynin ee Shirkii Beijing ee Haweenka ee 1995.

Tan iyo markii la isla qaatay Baaqii iyo Qorshe Hawlwwdkii shirka, gabdho badan ayaa fursado badan u helay waxbarasho badan taasoo ka badan intii weligeed la soo maray. Tirada haweenka eek u dhinta umusha ayaa laga dhigay mid ku dhow kala bar. Haween badan ayaa hogaamiya ganacsiyo, dowlado, iyo ururro caalami ah. Waxaan soo dhoweynayaa horumarkan la gaaray. Isla markaas, maanta oo ah Maalinta Caalamiga ah ee Haweenka, waa inaan garwaaqsanaa in horumarkan la gaaray uu ahaa mid aad gaabis u ah oo aan sinayn, waana inaan qabanaa wax intaa aad uga badan si aan u dardargelino horumar laga gaarayo meel walba.

Caalamku waa inuu isu yimaadaa si wax looga qabto kooxaha xagjirka ah ee bartilmaameedsanaya haweenka iyo gabdhaha. Laga billaabo Nigeria iyo Soomaaliya ilaa Suuriya iyo Ciraaq, jirka haweenka ayaa loo bedelay goobo dagaal oo ay isku hardiyaan dagaalyahano ku kacaya istaraatijiyado gaar ah oo nidaamsan, oo inta badan u saleysan isirka ama diinta. Haweenka waxaa loo weeraray inay isku dayeen inay helaan xaqa ay u leeyihiin waxbarashada iyo adeegyada asaasiga ah; waa la kufsaday, waxaana laga dhigay adoomo galmo; waxaa abaalgud ahaan loo siiyay dagaalyahanada, ama kooxaha xagjirka ah ayaa isku isweydaarsaday shabakadada ka ganacsiga dadka. Dhakhaatiirta, kalkaalisooyinka iyo kuwo kale ayaa si qorsheysan loogu dilay inay isku dayeen inay ku shaqeystaan xirfadahooda. Dadka difaaca xuquuqul insaanka haweenka oo si geesinimo ah uga hortaga gumaadka caynkaas oo kale ah ayaa khatar geliya – mararka qaarkoodna ku waaya – naftooda iyagoo ku jira dadaalkan.

Waa inaan mowqif cad oo caalami ah ka istaagnaa weerarkan buuxa ee lagu hayo xuquuqul insaanka haweenka. Beesha caalamku waxay u baahantahay inay caradeeda u tarjunto tallaabo macno leh oo wax ku ool ah, oo ay ka midyihiin gargaar baniaadanimo, adeegyo maskax-bulsho, taageero nololeed, iyo dadaal lagu bixiyo in kuwa dhibka geystay caddaaladda loo hor keeno. Iyadoo haweenka iyo gabdhaha ay inta badan yihiin bartilmaameedka koowaad ee weerrada, xuquuqdoodu waa inay dhexda kaga jiraan istaraatijiyadeena ee aan kula tacaaleyno dhibaatadan ballaaran oo si kordheysa. Haween iyo gabdho awood la siiyay ayaa ah rajada ugu wanaagsan ee horumar waara ka dib marka laga soo baxo colaadda. Iyagaa ah kuwa ugu wanaagsan ee horseeda horumar dhaqaale, rajada ugu wanaagsan ee dibuheshiisiinta, iyo gaashaanka ugu wanaagsan ee lagaga hortago xagjirnimada dhallinyarada iyo dib u soo noqoshada colaadda.

Xataa bulshooyinka nabadda ah, gabdho iyo haween aad u badan ayaa weli ah bartilmaameedka tacadiyada ka dhaca qoyska/guriga, gudniinka fircooniga iyo noocyada kale ee tacaddiga ee dhibaato maskaxeed ku rida dadka, burburiyana bulshooyinka dhammaantooda. Takooriddu weli waa derbi ballaaran oo lagama maarmaan ah in la burburiyo. Waxaan u baahanahay inaan kordhino fursadaha siyaasadda, ganacsiga iyo meelo kaleba. Waxaan u baahanahay inaan bedelno fikirka maskaxda, gaar ahaan ragga dhexdooda, oo aan ragga ka qaybgelino inay iyaguba noqdaan kuwo isbedelka horbooda. Waana inaaan go’aankeena ku xoojinaa dhaqaale ku saleysan in si hubaal ah loo fahmo in maalgashiga sinnaanta ragga iyo dumarka uu keeno horumar dhaqaale, ka wada qaybgal bulsho iyo mid siyaasadeed iyo faa’iidooyin kale oo, iyana, sii xoojiya xasilloonida iyo sharafta.

Sannadkan waa sannad muhim u ah horumarinta xuquuqul insaanka haweenka. Beesha caalamku waxay si adag ugu hawlantahay dejinta ajenda cusub ee horumar waara, ajendahaasoo ku saleysan Yoolalka Horumarka Kun-sannadlaha ah, oo qaabeeya siyaasadaha iyo maalgashiga bulsho ee faca/jiilka soo socda. Si uu u noqdo mid isbedel dhab ah keena, ajendaha horumarinta ka dambeeya sannadka 2015 waa inuu mudnaanta koowaad siiyaa sinnaanta ragga iyo dumarka iyo awood siinta haweenka. Caalamku marna weligii ma gaari doono boqol kiiba 100 ee yoolalkiisa haddii boqol kiiba 50 ka mid ah dadkiisa aysan gaarin karktidooda buuxda. Markaan sii deyno awoodda haweenka, ayaan xaqiijin karnaa mustaqbalka dadkoo idil.

Dhamaad.

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