Somalia’s Former First Lady Leads Fight Against FGM, Says Men Should ‘Play A Greater Role’
The Guardian: Somaliland’s leading lady for women’s rights: ‘It is time for men to step up’
Former first lady of Somalia, Edna Adan, “hope[s] that the balance of power is finally tipping in the fight against violence against women and girls, particularly against FGM. But this veteran campaigner knows too well the dangers of over-optimism. … ‘[I]t is time for men to play a greater role,’ she says…” (Topping, 6/23).