Wednesday, 18 December 2013

1988 DOC-FILM ON SOMALI GOVT INITIATIVES ON FGM


Info from youtube description:

A documentary recorded during the pre-civil war era in Somalia, showing the campaign started by the Revolutionary Government in eliminating the Female Genital Mutilation (extreme form of gudniin).

The documentary details a forum that discusses the effects of FGM and how to eradicate it.

You will see glimpses of Mogadishu in the pre-civil war era, the interior of the Guriga Ummada (Peoples House), the Isbahaysiga Masjid (Mosque) and many other snapspots reflecting the daily life of the Somali people in peaceful Mogadishu.

Amongst the speakers are:

(Wasiirkii Arimaha Gudaha ee Dawladii Kacaanka) Former Interior Minister, Cabdulqaadir Xaaji Masale

(Gudoomiyahii Ururka Haweenka Soomaaliyeed ee Dawladii Kacaanka) Former Chairman of the Somali Woman's Organisation, Muraayad Garaad

(Wasiirkii Caafimaadka ee Dawladii Kacaanka) Former Health Minister, Dr Maxamed Cali Nuur

Dahabo Faarax

(Gudoomiyahii Barlamaanka ee Dawladii Kacaanka) Speaker of Parliament Maxamed Ibraahim Axmed

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