Edna Adan Ismail speaks to Emirates ICE at EmiratesLitFest

If you haven’t heard of the incredible Edna Adan Ismail, this is your chance to learn more about this icon. She was Foreign Minister of Somaliland from 2003 to 2006, and had previously served as Somaliland’s Minister of Family Welfare and Social Development. She is now the director and founder of the Edna Adan Maternity Hospital in Hargeisa and an activist and pioneer in the struggle for the abolition of female genital mutilation.


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