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Title: The Contribution of Human Rights Organizations to Protecting the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Authors: Muqtar, Yusuf Yahye
Keywords: Human Rights Organizations
Displaced Persons in Mogadishu,Somalia.
Rights of Internally.
Issue Date: Jun-2012
Publisher: Kampala international University college of humanities and social science
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to determine the contribution and role HROs in protecting and promoting the rights of IDPs in Mogadishu. The study objectives related to establishing the major human rights problems faced by IDP5, the contribution of HROs, the obstacles in protecting the human rights of IDP5 by HRO5 strategies for improving the effectiveness of HROs in protecting the human rights of IDPs in Mogadishu-Somalia. The study found out that the major human rights problems included lack of basic needs such as food, shelter and clothing and sexually harassed. The study found out that HROs prioritized providing secured and safe settlement, provision of basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing and medicines for survival as part of their mandate and activities in Mogadishu Somalia. The study found out that the major obstacles in the protection of human rights of IDP5 were insecurity and indiscriminate violence leading to death of Aid workers and mobilization and distribution of humanitarian aid for IDP5 from donors. The study found out that the most effective strategies in improvising the effectiveness of HRO5 in the protection of human rights of IDP5 were local capacity building in HRO5 and Mogadishu communities; awareness building for appreciating the roles of HROs; empowering youths through employment to reduce their impact of the violation of the rights of IDPs. The study recommends that to effectively protect and promote the enjoyment of human rights by IDP5, the HROs, government donors, civil society organizations, community people and individuals should ensure that IDPs are provided with basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing, security and local capacity building.
Description: A Thesis Report Presented To The School Of Postgraduate Studies And Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda. In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Human Rights and Developments.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/5296
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