Posted by in News on May 22, 2015

Somalia; Fadumo Dayib Reveals Her Candidacy for Somalia’s 2016 Elections

Somalia: When Fadumo Dayib announced her bid to run for President of Somalia on national TV last year, people thought she was crazy. Somalia’s violent history and the life-threatening conditions that the country’s politicians and activists face on a daily basis makes Dayib’s choice to run for office— especially as a woman in a patriarchal culture—a brave one. “People just can’t understand why I would do such a thing,” Dayib says.

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