The main objective of this study was to establish public perceptions towards women participation and decision making in politics. The study was conducted in Mogadishu, Baidoa and Garowe.
The study sought to determine the barriers and limitations of women political participation, the root causes of these barriers and whether they have changed over time. To identify the mechanisms and strategies to tackle these barriers and limitations. To gauge men’s perceptions towards women’s political empowerment in Somalia.
The study was conducted in Mogadishu, Baidoa and Garowe. The specific objectives include, understand Somali women’s role and participation in politics and public decision-making at all levels, i.e. national, regional, and local/municipal. The study adopted a mixed methodology including;