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Somalia Hires First Six Female Prosecutors

In a nation long marred by conflict, corruption and impunity, Somalia's government is hoping to rebuild the country's justice system and, for the first time, has brought on board six female prosecutors. Abdullahi Ahmed Jamaa, Somalia’s justice minister, has high expectations for the new prosecutors. “You have all been given a major role to play in the justice sector," he told them. "You are expected to offer justice to society. All of you are required to uphold the...

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