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By MGoth On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Somaliland:There is No Place for FGM

Dr. Edna Adan has been working to end FGM in Somaliland for decades. The first step in that process was overcoming the strong societal pressure to not discuss FGM. Friday, February 6 was International Day of Zero More...

By MGoth On Friday, May 24th, 2013

Somaliland: Edna as Keynote Speaker on End Fistula Day

Edna Serves as Keynote Speaker at International Day to End Obstetric Fistula The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) designated May 23 as International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. This was the first year of More...

By MGoth On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Somaliland Ripe for Comms Investment

The Swiss government is tipping the Republic of Somaliland as one of Africa’s best investment bets, after a meeting between its foreign office and local community representatives.   Representatives from the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Somaliland: On Faith and Future

From the roof of the hospital, I watch the frenetic rush that marks the end of the day here. Women painted in brilliant color carrying sacks of vegetables and meat open the gates to their simple homes, ready to More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Somaliland: The Muslim Mother Theresa

I hope I live to see the day where a humanitarian hero is referred to as the Christian Edna Adan. Who’s Edna Adan? The short answer: she’s a nurse-midwife, founder of a hospital bearing her name, who’s More...