Women wear red, white, and green clothes and march in a parade celebrating independence.

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With little international recognition, Somaliland has nevertheless cultivated a reputation for being more stable and more democratic than its neighbor Somalia.

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Women march in a procession to celebrate the 25th anniversary of proclaimed independence in the capital Hargeisa, Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. 


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