Asha Hagi Elmi on Al Jazeera in Witness: Sisters of Somalia

Sisters of Somalia is now available to watch on YouTube after screening on Monday, 1 July 2013 on Witness, Al Jazeera’s flagship documentary strand.  Asha Hagi Elmi is a humanitarian and peace activist, internationally recognised for her work helping to build peace in Somalia and defending the rights of women. In August 2012, just months before…

Who is to blame for recurring/continued famine and poverty? The bigger picture.

Here we are again: Disturbing images of thousands of starving Somali children. Families seeking refuge in Kenya, Ethopia, and other countries in the East African Region. Those countries are already struggling to manage their own challenges, facing increasing drought periods themselves.  The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR has made an appeal to the international community for…