SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Siham Rayale

BA (Toronto), MA (York, Canada)
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Ms Siham Rayale
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Thesis title:
The Politics of Peace: Accounting for Security in Women’s Political Participation In Somaliland (1991-2012)
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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies of University of Hargeisa, Somaliland: Somaliland Journal for Peace and Development Vol. 1
• Article titled: Participation through Peacebuilding: Somaliland Women’s Experiences Of Peace Initiatives in Somaliland since 1991

Open Democracy 50.50 Our Africa “Narrating Peace: Somaliand Women’s Experiences.”’s-experiences


Institute of Security Studies (Addis Ababa), Club de Madrid, ISS-WICCE: Women’s Leadership for Peace & Security in the Greater Horn of Africa Hargeisa, Somaliland Women Building Peace: Somaliland High Level Mission

  • Paper titled: Overview of Somaliland Women’s Participation in the Peace and Security Sector

Somali Studies International Association 11th Conference Envisioning the Future: Building on the Past - Utilizing the Strengths of Somali Society and History

  • Paper titled: The Transformation of Somaliland Women’s Participation in Public Spaces: Tools, Methods and Discourses


Institute for Peace & Conflict Studies, University of Hargeisa, Somaliland
Academy for Peace and Development, Hargeisa, Somaliland


Post-Conflict Reconstruction; Human Security; Security-Sector Governance; Gender and Development; State fragility; Horn of Africa; Critical Security Studies