Profile of a Peacemaker - Zahra Ugaas Farah

Salma Zulfiqar | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Salma Zulfiqar

Zahra Ugaas Farah says her mission in life is to champion women's rights in Somalia to promote peace. When war broke out in the early 1990s, Zahra says she could not watch the unfolding chaos and bloodshed without taking action.

Calling for Equality in the Somali Police force - Meet Captain Asha

Salma Zulfiqar | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK
Salma Zulfiqar

In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol the streets of Mogadishu.