Maryan Qasim

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I recently learned of a poll showing the worst places in the world to be a woman. To my surprise, Somalia was ranked 5th. For me, the situation of women in Somalia stands as the worst in the world.

Mogadishu is a living hell for women struggling to feed their children amid war, drought, famine and utter devastation. No matter how hard I try to describe the situation, you could never imagine the reality on the ground. Indeed, nothing could have prepared me for the destitution and destruction that I saw when I returned to Somalia’s capital last year.

Somalia is often described as the world’s original failed state – a lawless country that has been engulfed in conflict for more than 20 years.…  Seguir leyendo »