Somalia Ratifies A Convention That Seeks To End Gender-Based Violence, Harassment, And Child Labour In The Workplace

Somalia has recently taken historic steps to counter gender-based violence and harassment in places of work, and end child labour across the country. Duran Farah, the Somali Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, virtually presented the instrument of ratification of the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) to International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General, Guy Ryder. “With the early ratification of Convention No. 190, Somalia recognizes … Continue reading Somalia Ratifies A Convention That Seeks To End Gender-Based Violence, Harassment, And Child Labour In The Workplace

Somali Woman Who Was Gang-Raped By Nine Men Is Pleading For Medical Help

A woman in Mogadishu who has been identified as Khadijo Abdirahman Geeseey has given an interview with a local news agency where she details a horrific experience that left her physically and emotionally scarred. Khadijo spoke to a local journalist about her ordeal which occurred a couple of years ago. She recalled how one of her neighbours offered to show her around the area and told … Continue reading Somali Woman Who Was Gang-Raped By Nine Men Is Pleading For Medical Help

Easy Suhoor Recipes To Help Get You Through Another Ramadan In Lockdown

Who would have thought that we would be seeing another Ramadan in lockdown? We certainly didn’t! For those in need of quick and filling recipes that don’t take a lot of effort to put together, you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve missed our Spotlight interview with content creator Filsun, please do also check it out to discover Filsun’s delicious, healthy and low-effort recipes that … Continue reading Easy Suhoor Recipes To Help Get You Through Another Ramadan In Lockdown

Pictures Depicting Child Marriage In Somalia Go Viral On Social Media

A set of pictures that were posted to Facebook by Somali journalist Mohamed Yusuf Bakayle allegedly portraying a child and an adult man as a “newlywed couple” in Burco have gone viral. The pictures depict a child who has only been identified as Saabiriin and an adult man who has been identified as Sikaawi in what can be considered to be romantic poses. The child … Continue reading Pictures Depicting Child Marriage In Somalia Go Viral On Social Media

Spotlight: Filsun

Filsun is a content creator who is based in Toronto, Canada. She shares healthy recipes on her social media platforms encouraging people to make better lifestyle choices in order to glow from within. Name: Filsun Occupation/Role: Content Creator What did you want to be when you were growing up? I always wanted to be a chef/nutritionist. This very much differs from my current day to day. However, having … Continue reading Spotlight: Filsun