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|Title:||Internal displacement and women rights among the residents of Deeq Rabbi Camp, Mogadishu, Somalia|
|Authors:||Muna Mohamed, Yusuf|
|Publisher:||Kampala International University: College of Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Abstract:||ABSTRACT The study examined the influence of internal displacement on women rights in Deeq Rabbi Camp, Mogadishu, Somalia. The study was guided by the following objectives ie; to examine the effect of internal displacement on women’s rights to food in Deeq Rabbi Camp, Mogadishu, Somalia, to determine the impact of internal displacement on women’s right of protection from torture in Deeq Rabbi Camp, Mogadishu, Somalia and to establish the effect of internal displacement on women’s rights to freedom of movement in Deeq Rabbi Camp, Mogadishu, Somalia. The study was conducted in the selected districts of Mogadishu Somalia and employed a cross-sectional research design that involved collection of both Quantitative and Qualitative data. The data collection was done from 298 respondents who provided the information needed for the study. The study used a target population of 20,000 respondents from were a sample size of 392 was determined by use of a Slovens formula. The study results indicate that internal displacement had a low effect on women rights to food the results indicated that that internal displacement had a 7% effect on women rights to food. Hence implying that on a total of 100 women only 7 can access food. Furthermore the study findings indicate that internal displacement has a high and significant effect on the women rights of protection from torture. The results indicated that internal displacement affected women protection from torture by 39.6%. The effect indicates that internal displacement has a substantial effect on the women rights of protection from torture. The study concluded that internal displacement had a low bearing on women rights of food. These could be because in the IDPs food is provided, though there exist deficiencies in food supplies that need to be improved the effect on the food is not much as the humanitarian organizations seem active despite some deficiencies. Furthermore The study conclude on the second objective that internal displacement have a bearing on protections from torture, forced movements affect the rights of torture as some women are tortured in the process of the management of the refugee stances in the areas, internal displacement can be handled through appropriate consideration of limiting torture. The study recommend that there is need for UNHCR and its partners to apply the guiding principles to protect the displaced women and children bearing in mind their needs of psychological support, protection, shelter, food and water in the short term. Other practical measures which can be applied include: providing adequate lighting in the camps; providing fuel so that women do not have to walk to unsafe areas to collect firewood; and to provide training in security mechanisms to avoid abuse and abduction. Furthermore the recommends that Displacement should be well planned and clear procedures put in place to pre-vent human rights violations and to respect human dignity. For instance, they should not take place during bad weather, at night or when people are unlikely to be at home. There is need for apprehending the women torture victims by the security forces on the ground. There is need for enhancing effective prevention and confirm comprehensive protection of and aid and assistance to victims of violence, abuse, crime and terrorism|
|Description:||Research dissertation submitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the award of a Masters in Human Rights and Development of Kampala International University|
|Appears in Collections:||Masters of Human Rights and Development|
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