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Edna Adan featured in Half the Sky talks about her role in Somaliland

09/27/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Edna Adan, from Somaliland, who is featured as one of the women who is making a difference in HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide discusses her background. Edna was born under the British Protectorate and was the first girl/woman to get an education in Somaliland even though there were no schools for girls. She listened in the back of the class and took the tests in a separate room and did so well she was given a scholarship to study in Britain.After many ...

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