As a young woman growing up in Somalia, I have always found it troubling that some people were given advantages and others were denied advantages due to their color or class.
2010 VOF Week 2
It wasn't the first time I'd been called a stupid Mexican.
Two days ago, my son traveled to Europe to attend university. At the age of 17, he is not a boy, but also not yet a man, but he felt it was time to be on his own.
My story began 26 years ago when my father took my brother and I to pre-primary school. I was then aged 5 years.
The economic and social environment I live in, everyday people have to think who decides who gets what, who decides who will get education, who decides who eats what, who decides who has a shelter and
It was September 29, 2006—almost four years to this day. At 6:00 a.m., I woke to the sound of thunder and winds brought about by Typhoon Xangsane.
I was at the post-natal some weeks ago and was fortunate to meet and discuss with some women.
When I was 5 years old I been at the sea. It was very picturesque memory cause it was first time and hadn’t ever seen so much water. I was afraid of water, didn’t want to go in.
Is there an ideal role model or leader? What is an ideal role model or leader?
I am a social worker. I began my career as a youth and family therapist before moving on to social research. I now spend my time studying social policy and community systems.