Somali Women in Diaspora

Contributions to politics and civil society

Please note: This page refers to an event that has already taken place.

Time: Monday, 09 November 2015 18:00-20:00
Place: Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

​​​This public event at Literaturhuset addresses the question of the political and civic role of Somali women in Somalia and in the diaspora. 

The event starts with a short documentary from the PRIO project 'Gender in Politics in Somalia' (GENSOM), after which three well-known Somali women will present their perspectives. These include 

  • Anisa Hajimumin, current Minister of Women and Family Affairs in Puntland; 
  • dr. Hodan Isse, University at Buffalo (UB); and 
  • dr. Maryan Qassim, former Minister of Human Development and Public Services. 

A general debate will follow.

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