Category Archives : 1000.Somalia


“Have one voice, and one interest as women.” Born in 1962 in the Galgaduud region of Somalia, Asha Hagi Elmi had more opportunities than many of her fellow countrywomen. Since the formation of Save the Somali Women and Children (Sswc), Asha Elmi has distinguished herself as a peace activist. She has invested her education and […]

ZAM-ZAM ABDI ( Somalia)

“My goal is to achieve peace and to advocate children’s rights in my country, Somalia, which was torn apart by clan warfare and civil war.” Zam-zam Abdi (28) completed her primary, secondary and university education in Mogadishu, Somalia. Now she is the coordinator of Somali Children Advocacy (SCA), which is mainly concerned with the rehabilitation […]