My dear Somali sister, use the power within you

On this International Women’s Day (#IWD2016), I send this message to Somali women.   My dear Somali sister Do not wait for someone to “empower” you You have to reach out. And reach within. Deep inside. And use the power. That is already there Within you. Inside you.   My dear Somali sister When someone…

Do not call me a migrant. I am a refugee

(Insert picture: A Palestinian child with a message “I’m dying in the desert”. Source Google) Do not call me a migrant when I have been made a refugee. The difference between you and me. Is so much but then again not so much. That’s what makes me and you so unique. Do not dehumanize me.…