5 Easy Ways That You Can Take Care Of Yourself In Self-Isolation

If you are currently self-isolating and/or social-distancing, this is the list for you. Here are five easy things that you can do in order to make the most of your time at home. 1) Make a daily schedule for yourself It is incredibly easy to get distracted when working from home if you don’t have a proper schedule to follow. Identify your goals on a … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways That You Can Take Care Of Yourself In Self-Isolation

Survey By Somwim Indicates That Gender Inclusivity Is Not A Priority For Somali Media

A non-profit organization called Somwim (Somali Women In Media) recently carried out a survey focusing on women’s role in the media landscape in Mogadishu and the various challenges faced by women journalists in their jobs. Over twenty media outlets participated in the sample study. According to Somwim, there are 676 journalists in Mogadishu alone. Out of this number, 521 (78%) are men, whereas 155 (22%) … Continue reading Survey By Somwim Indicates That Gender Inclusivity Is Not A Priority For Somali Media

Women’s Organizations In Somalia Release A Joint Statement on International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, on the 8th of March, several Somali organizations that focus on women’s issues released a joint statement directed towards the Federal Government of Somalia. The organizations included IIDA Women’s Development Organization, Somali Women Agenda (SWA), Free Education for the People (FEFA), Banadir Development Foundation (BADEF) and a group representing the women of the Banadir region. The organizations stated that they … Continue reading Women’s Organizations In Somalia Release A Joint Statement on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2020: The Fearless Basketball Players of Somalia

In present day Somalia, the notion of gender equality and the concept of equal opportunity are unfortunately still not widely accepted or understood. Decades of conflict and general instability have forced women into social isolation, making their public participation in sport settings almost unheard of. The Somali Women Foundation (SWF) is striving to change that. Its president and founder, Suad Galow, is a former co-captain … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2020: The Fearless Basketball Players of Somalia

Muna Kuri’s Husband Heads To Trial On Murder Charge

A Somali man was ordered to stand trial on the charge that he murdered his wife in an apartment in San Diego, in the city of California in the United States of America. On the 4th of March 2019, Muna Kuri’s lifeless body was found by her sister in an apartment in the City Heights neighbourhood of San Diego. According to the local police, Kuri had … Continue reading Muna Kuri’s Husband Heads To Trial On Murder Charge

Inquest Finds That 12-year-old Shukri Abdi Was Threatened To Death By Classmate

A classmate who was present at the time of Shukri’s death allegedly told her “If you don’t get into the water I’m going to kill you”, an inquest has heard. On the 27th of June 2019, Shukri Abdi’s lifeless body was found in the River Irwell in Bury, Lancashire. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service stated that Shukri was playing with multiple other children at the … Continue reading Inquest Finds That 12-year-old Shukri Abdi Was Threatened To Death By Classmate