Somalia--the untold story : the war through the eyes of Somali women

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  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-245) and index.


  • Pt. 1. Women's experiences of the war: Women's role in the pastoral economy / Rhoda M. Ibrahim -- Testimony / Habiba Osman -- Traditions of marriage and the household / Sadia Musse Ahmed -- Testimony / Amina Sayid -- War crimes against women and girls / Fowzia Musse -- Pt. 2. Women's responses to the war: Section 1: Changing roles and responsibilities in the family. Domestic conflict in the diaspora / Ladan Affi --Crisis or opportunity? / Amina Mohamoud Warsame -- Testimony / Halimo Elmi Section 2. Women mobilise for peace. Women and peace-making in Somaliland / Zeynab Mohamed Hassan and Shukri Hariir Ismail, et al -- Women, clan identity and peace-building / Judith Gardner with Amina Mohamoud Warsame -- Women's roles in peace-making in the Somali community in north eastern Kenya / Dekha Ibrahim. Section 3. Women's rights, leadership and political empowerment. Testimony / Dahabo Isse -- Post-war recovery and participation / Testimony /Noreen Michael Mariano -- Starlin Abdi Arush, a tribute
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