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

Author: Judith Gardner; Judy El-Bushra; Catholic Institute for International Relations.
Publisher: London : CIIR ; London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2004.
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Explores the experiences of women in Somalia and how they have survived the trauma of war.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Somalia--the untold story.
London : CIIR ; London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2004
(OCoLC)655070724
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Gardner; Judy El-Bushra; Catholic Institute for International Relations.
ISBN: 0745322093 9780745322094 0745322085 9780745322087
OCLC Number: 53038753
Description: xiv, 257 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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 --
Testimony / A group view --Testimony / Shukri Hariir --
pt. 2. Women's responses to the war --
section 1. Changing roles and responsibilities in the family --
Domestic conflict in the diaspora : Somali women asylum seekers and refugees in Canada / Ladan Affi --
Crisis or opportunity? : Somali women traders and the war / 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 / Compiled from information provided by Shukri Hariir and Zeynab Mohamed Hassan --
Testimony / Noreen Michael Mariano --
Starlin Abdi Arush : a tribute --
Afterword : A political update, July 2003 --
Appendix 1. : Chronology of Somalia's civil war --
Appendix 2. : Somalia in facts and figures --
Appendix 3. Glossary --
Appendix 4. Bibliography.
Other Titles: War through the eyes of Somali women
Responsibility: edited by Judith Gardner and Judy El Bushra.
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This book shows the damage caused to society by the conflict, the breakdown of clan traditions and the way it impinged on women, and the use of rape and sexual violence by combatants. Case studies Read more...

 
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