This post has nothing to do with crafts – but it has a lot to do with women, and is utterly shocking, especially to know that this is all happening in 2015 – you have been warned!
‘At the “Vision 2016” National Conference in September 2013, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud committed to deliver a nationwide “one man, one vote” election by August 2016’
Today my uncle sold his youngest daughter – a 16 year old – to the highest bidder (yes, I mean quite literally sold – whereby the father is approached by the would-be-husband and they negotiate a price – you can still sell girls here), the highest bidder being of a political background, with strong connections to international NGOs and a member of parliament. It should also be mentioned, that my uncle works for the government as well.
Know that these two men, are educated, powerful, influential and dare I say, 21st century crooks and abusers, yet at the same time maintain the claim that they champion women’s rights.
The purchase of my cousin has brought shock, loathing and dismay –…
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