At birth When a girl is born, it is seen as a bad omen among Somalis. Some fathers may even go to the extent of … “The injustice done to girls in the refugee!”
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How did I become a child born in the land and be not a daughter of the land? If I stay in the camp I … “IS someone listening?”
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In my Somali traditional, any young women who wishes to get married someday in a “dignified” was has to face the knife; removal of part … “What would tradition lose if I was not cut?”
My name is Nasro. I am 19 years old. Dadaab is place of renowned for practicing female genital mutilation and as a girl who grew up here, … “AN FGM SURVIVOR”
FGM is an abbreviation of female genital mutilation and a traditional practice that is done to the young girls to prepare them for womanhood. The … “What do you know about FGM?”
Although humanitarian agencies argue that early marriage is a poisonous practice that puts many innocent girls at so many risks, its proponents view it as … “ALLOW US TO STUDY, WE ARE NOT MARITAL TOKENS”
With a combined population of over half a million people originating from all across the East African region and the Congo, Daadab refugee camps enjoy … “WITHDRAWN FROM CLASSROOM, MARRIED OFF TO AN OLD MAN”
We are togetherAnd we are oneI look at the same pathI walk the same landBut you still say we can’t join handsMy rights are equalBut … “LYRICS OF “we are together” POEM BY KAYLA – SOMALI GIRL”