- Two teenage gang rape survivors get landmark verdict
- The families of the two survivors previously rejected an initial settlement of 100 camels for each girl
- The rapists would serve between five and ten years in prison and pay fines of several thousand dollars each
Brendan Wynne is Communications Director of Donor Direct Action, an international women's group which supports the Galkayo Center in Puntland, Somalia, a front-line organisation that works to end all forms of violence against women and girls. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The verdict in a gang-rape case of two teenage girls in Puntland, Somalia has sent ripples through the semi-autonomous East African state.