Saturday, July 11, 2020
Wardheer News

Somaliland: A phone call restores hope amid Covid-19 pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has affected the daily lives of millions of people. Yet, thousands of families separated and dispersed by conflict, violence, migration and disasters are still searching for their loved ones. Amid the crisis, a young woman named Sahra Warsame living … Continued

Sudan criminalises female genital mutilation (FGM)

Sudan has criminalised carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM), making it punishable by three years in jail. Some 87% of Sudanese women aged between 14 and 49 have undergone some form of FGM, according to the UN. In Sudan it … Continued

‘Butchered’: The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

Kenya banned FGM in 2011, but Europeans still bring their daughters to underground clinics there to be cut. by Abdullahi Mire Nairobi, Kenya – In a “good month”, about 100 girls will be brought by their families to Halima Hirsi’s* underground clinic … Continued

Ethiopia all-women flight marks International Women’s Day

The flight was aimed at highlighted female contribution to the aviation industry and women’s progress in conquering male-dominated professions ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES marked International Women’s Day by operating an all-women flight from Addis Ababa to Washington DC.  The flight, which took … Continued