Women and Child Support Organization
Women and Child Support Organization (WOCSO) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization. WOCSO was formed to address the many concerns and growing number of cases pertaining to the rights of children and women. It has been founded in 7th June, 2007 by a focused group of a voluntary, experience and professional youth in Somalia. The main office of the organization locates in Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, having field offices in Middle Shabelle and Lower Shabelle in south central regions of Somalia.
WOCSO has had a significant experience of service delivery since 2007 in the areas of human rights, protection, education, health, water and sanitation, livelihood, agriculture, and shelter.
We pride ourselves with the overwhelming support and acceptance we get from the community in program areas and all stakeholders. We are guided by the principles of accountability, collective responsibility, transparency, equity and social justice among others as evident in the profile.
WOCSO envisions a safer, fairer, happier and healthier nation for women and children.
WOCSO works to end violence and abuse against women and children and the full realization of their rights in Somalia through prevention, intervention and advocacy.
To work for the rights of the children and women.
To bring an end to child abuse in Somalia.
To work towards eliminating violence against women.
To empower women in all aspects.
To educate the families and build capacity of the communities to protect children from abuse and exploitation.
To provide direct assistance and support to abused children and women.
To raise awareness and educate communities to reduce the impact of female genital mutilation, sexual abuse and exploitation