somali women

A place for all somali women bloggers

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Somali news from Minnesota

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Marrying across Somalia's caste lines

"Quursiga qiil maleeyahay?

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

Friday, October 20, 2006

The Virtues of Hijab

Allah says in the Qur'an: `It is not for a believer, man or woman, when Allah and His messenger have decreed a matter that they should have an option in their decision. And whoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger, has indeed strayed in a
plain error.' (S33:36).

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

My Story: by Nasra Abubakar

My Story
Nasra Abubakar
"My generation of women is called
the unmanageable ones because we
are working mothers who are trying
our best to be independent"

This piece of writing is the story of Nasra Abubakar, a Somali mom who is camel-farmer’s daughter and the first in her family to graduate from college. to read her story click here or here

Friday, October 13, 2006

Eradication of female genital mutilation ( unicef)

Eradication of female genital
mutilation - An advocacy paper,
"Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) involves partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs. In Somalia, FGM is primarily performed on girls aged 4-11. The document (in pdf) highlights issues pertinent to FGM eradication in Somalia." For futher information, Click here or contact: Silvia Danailov, Child Protection Officer, UNICEF Somalia, email:

Thursday, October 12, 2006

the motive of this Blogg

This Blogg will compile links of many Somali women bloggers as well as all useful resources for the Somali women in general.