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International Women's Day 2013

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Somali women International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March to celebrate achievements and highlight gaps in women and girls’ equality worldwide. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”.

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s)12 316
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 732
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 55.4

Source: Framework for health information systems and core indicators for monitoring health situation and health system performance, 2018

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