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Tips on Writing a Letter to Your Legislator or Government Official

Sahiyo has been seeing an increase in the number of individuals sending letters to their legislators or government officials regarding their concern that FGC or khatna is occurring in their community. 323 more words


Men and Women Joined Hands Against Harmful Traditional Practices in Ethiopia

Female genital mutilation is still prevalent in Ethiopia [1]. Such derogative custom brought severe physical and mental distress upon females, and the participation of men is imperative in the fight against the system. 441 more words


Somali Teenager To Be One Of The Youngest In The UK To Receive Doctorate

By Michael_Yong  

A teenager from Bristol is set to become one of the youngest doctorate holders in the city – before she has gone to university. 904 more words


Former WA MP Adele Carles Launches Aid Bid For African Women

By Claire Bickers

WHEN Adele Carles met the one-woman revolution that is Edna Adan, the former Fremantle MP knew she had to help her. 341 more words


Former MP Helping To Lighten The Load For Edna Adan Hospital Foundation

By Jessica Nico

A WASHING machine does not seem like a luxury to most Australians, but across the Indian Ocean in a small but busy women’s hospital in East Africa, the need for this ordinary piece of machinery is great. 233 more words


Body Politics: Governing Women’s Bodies

Isabel Pereira*

Women’s bodies are a battleground for the meanings vested in them, and for the social and cultural resources expected to be obtained by intervening them. 1,143 more words

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Change and New Directions

I have been writing on and off for awhile now but not much of it has landed on here. So, l decided a few changes were in order. 430 more words