Monthly Archives: April 2014

UN: We won’t allow repeat of Rwanda genocide in S.Sudan

JUBA, Wednesday source  AFP   Children walk through a camp for internally displaced persons at the United Nations Mission to South Sudan (UNMISS) base in Juba, on January 9, 2014. PHOTO | PHIL MOORE  AFP Top United Nations rights officials … Continue reading

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This Somali teen fashion designer goes big with animal print hijabs

Public Radio International by: Tracy Mumford Sahro Hassan sticks out, which is hard to do when you’re maybe five feet tall. This girl wears cheetah print on cheetah print. Her skirt’s like a disco ball. Sahro is a Somali immigrant, … Continue reading

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Somali mother sets up center to help the homeless

Years of conflict have had terrible effects on Somalia’s children. Many have lost their parents and ended up the streets. One Somali mother from the diaspora has set up an orphanage to help them and people with disabilities. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Ugandan Parliament adopts resolution to address needs of war-affected women

                       Years of advocacy by women’s rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern Uganda pays off. “You are illiterate, you are deaf, you are blind, … Continue reading

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Mother of stowaway teen says she wants to reunited with her children

 The mother of a 16 year-old Somali boy who stowedaway in a wheel well of a Hawaiian airlines flight this week called on the international community and Somalis around the world to help her meet with her son who risked … Continue reading

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Muxuu leeyahay heshiiska caalamiga ah ee dumarku?

Heshiiska caalamiga ah ee joojinta cunsuriyeynta dumarka noocii ay doonto ha ahaatee waxaa badanaa loogu yeeraa heshiiska caalamiga ah ee dumarka. kaasna waxaa qaatay QM(Qaramada midoobay), wuxuuna leeyahay dumarka waxay si sax ah ugu xuquuq yihiin ragga. Qaybo badan oo … Continue reading

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Take action to Orange your day

                  The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, managed by UN Women, has proclaimed every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – a day to take action to raise … Continue reading

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