We are a nongovernmental and non-profit youth-led organization founded in 2015 to rebuild public confidence and restore peace, stability and promote democratic values and institutions, openness of the government, participatory and inclusive political processes in Somalia.

what we do

Digital Rights

We defend and promote digital rights by building citizens' digital literacy and digital security skills, responding to emerging digital threats and monitoring of violations such as Internet disruptions, illegal surveillance, arrest of bloggers and the passage of hurtful legislation. Call The Digital Help Desk Recent Updates ...
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Open Government

We advocate and promote open government principles to increase public access to information through the use of modern, open technologies and that public needs are reflected in decisions in order to achieve different policy outcomes within the framework of the 2030 Global Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals. Our Current Programs ...
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Democracy

We promote inclusive, transparent and accountable public institutions that contribute directly to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 16. Promotion of broad participation of people in politics, in particular focus to engagement of youth, women, minorities and persons with disabilities. Our Programs ...
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Government’s Forceful Dispersal Of Peaceful Parents Gathering In Mogadishu Is Unfortunate

It is unfortunate the use of excessive force and forcefully dispersing peaceful gathering organized by distressed parents on May 16, 2021 at Daljir Dahsoon in Mogadishu Somalia, demanding the government on whereabouts of their young men who were sent to Eritrea for military training. Parents and relatives have been continuously ...
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Mobile Money Scams Take A Toll In Somalia During COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis

Somali people who are already struggling with the health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are also distressed by another pandemic of mobile money scams, making the country's largest financial service distrustful. Mobile money is the primary access point to financial services in Somalia with transactions worth about $2.7 ...
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Low Uptake Of COVID-19 Vaccine As Somalia Is Now Experiencing A Deadlier New Wave Of The Epidemic

As of April 11, 2021, Somalia has recorded 12,406 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 618 deaths, since March 2020. People aged 60 years and older account for more than 80 per cent of the total deaths. 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Somalia in March 16, 2021; 195,000 doses were ...
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Why Parents In Somalia Are Worried About Their Teenage Children’s Extended Use Of Internet?

The use of internet and technology experienced an exponential growth in Somalia, with more than 2 million Internet users and the cheapest Internet in Africa. Young people who make up over 75 percent of Somali population use the Internet more than ever before and some begin to accessing the Internet ...
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Bareedo Platform Concludes Digital Security Training Workshops conducted for 112 Journalists in Somalia

Somalia is the world’s most dangerous country for reporters, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. On a day-to-day-basis, the online harassment and censorship against journalists and social rights activists in Somalia is on the rise in a time most of the journalists depend on the Internet and digital communications ...
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Bareedo Platform concludes two-day Digital Security Training for Journalists in Kismayo

Journalists depend on the Internet and digital communications for research, interaction and news distribution. The widespread use of Internet and social media for news distribution, interaction with audiences without basic digital safeguards has facilitated harassment against journalists in online settings by a variety of means, including by disseminating threats and ...
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