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

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

Supermodel Iman’s Life Story Celebrated By People Magazine On Their #SeeHer Story Series

PEOPLE in collaboration with Katie Couric Media have highlighted Supermodel Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid’s life story through their #SeeHer Story series. The videos are meant to amplify the stories of remarkable women who have helped shape the world throughout the past century. Born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1955, Iman began her career in 1975 and took the modelling world by storm. She became a muse for … Continue reading Supermodel Iman’s Life Story Celebrated By People Magazine On Their #SeeHer Story Series

Opinion: The Truth About FGM In Somalia

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). This day has been highlighted by the United Nations in order to bring awareness to the dangers of FGM and subsequently lead to its eradication. It is said that Somalia has the highest rate of prevalence of FGM in the world. This means that the majority of Somali women that you know … Continue reading Opinion: The Truth About FGM In Somalia

The Cutest Somali Couples On YouTube

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we decided to make a list of our favourite Somali couples on YouTube so that you can see how beautiful, fun, and diverse Somali love can be. 1) Ely&Salmaan This adorable young couple makes all sorts of interesting content on their channel; from travel vlogs, to prank videos, Ely and Salmaan make videos that are a joy to watch. … Continue reading The Cutest Somali Couples On YouTube

Short Story: The Ladies That Became My Grandmas

Growing up, we were the only members of our family that lived in the States. The ONLY ones. We would travel a lot to see our relatives, so we created a community and family amongst our neighbours. We didn’t have a huge Somali community around us, but at least we had one. My favorite habo lived across the ocean, in the same city as her habo … Continue reading Short Story: The Ladies That Became My Grandmas