Somali Women

Calling on Somali women writers, poets, artists to submit their works on peace in Somalia

I have, for a long time now, so much wanted to compile a book of Somali women\’s voices, stories, perspectives and shared lived experiences. I think the time has finally come and I am beyond excited about this project. —————————————————————————————————————————- The Puntland Women Writers Association (PWWA) is a Somali women’s network organization which promotes women’s

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My dear Somali sister, use the power within you

On this International Women\’s Day (#IWD2016), I send this message to Somali women. My dear Somali sister Do not wait for someone to \”empower\” you And reach out to you. Look within. Deep inside yourself. Use the power. That is already there. Within you. Inside you. Somali sister. When someone gives you power. Don’t you

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Not A Real Somali.

It all started in June of 2015 when I was nominated by Radio Bar-Kulana as Person of the Month. I\’d not previously worked with this radio station not did I know about their Person of the Month nominations. Apparently, they conducted their own research on me and others and contacted me about this. The new initiative aimed

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