Videos

The designer putting Sudanese fashion on the map – CNN International (image)

The designer putting Sudanese fashion on the map – CNN International

March 2, 2018

Nafisa Hafiz, a fashion designer from Khartoum, uses her keen eye for detail to put Sudan’s stamp on the fashion world.

Women in Somalia can finally use DNA testing to convict their rapists – NowThis Her (image)

Women in Somalia can finally use DNA testing to convict their rapists – NowThis Her

October 27, 2017

Somalia has opened its first forensic laboratory to test DNA in sexual crimes, and it’s a big step in protecting survivors of sexual assault.

Advance Afrika and Africa Prisons Project – ITN (image)

Advance Afrika and Africa Prisons Project – ITN

October 23, 2017

Ugandan prisons are setting an example for how to rehabilitate and reform inmates thanks to nonprofit organizations like Advance Afrika and Africa Prisons Project that offer education, life-skills training and economic opportunities to prisoners across the country.

This girls basketball team wants to end female genital mutilation in Somalia – NowThis Her (image)

This girls basketball team wants to end female genital mutilation in Somalia – NowThis Her

September 30, 2017

Female genital mutilation is a widespread problem in Somalia — this girls basketball team wants to end the harmful practice.

Somalia opens first forensic lab dedicated to rape investigation – Voice of America Radio (image)

Somalia opens first forensic lab dedicated to rape investigation – Voice of America Radio

September 14, 2017

Somalia has opened its first forensic laboratory to process rape kits. Sexual assault is widespread in the country, according to human rights groups, but few victims come forward and few perpetrators are punished. The new forensic lab in Somalia’s Puntland region has been hailed as a step in the right direction, but a long road remains to end impunity for gender-based violence.

Somalia opens first forensic laboratory dedicated to rape investigations – Voice of America (image)

Somalia opens first forensic laboratory dedicated to rape investigations – Voice of America

September 14, 2017

Somalia has opened its first forensic laboratory to process rape kits. Sexual assault is widespread in the country, according to human rights groups, but few victims come forward and few perpetrators are punished. The new forensic lab in Somalia’s Puntland region has been hailed as a step in the right direction, but a long road remains to end impunity for gender-based violence.

Kenyan election interview – talkRadio London (image)

Kenyan election interview – talkRadio London

August 9, 2017

My quick interview on talkRadio London about the 2017 Kenyan elections.

Facebook live interview – Fuller Project for International Reporting

June 29, 2017

Neha Wadekar sits down with The Fuller Project for International Reporting to discuss the challenges and thrills of being a female freelance journalist in East Africa.

Graffiti Girls Kenya – Now This HER

June 1, 2017

These female artists in Nairobi, Kenya are using graffiti as a form of therapy.

Somalia Drought Decimates Livestock – Voice of America (image)

Somalia Drought Decimates Livestock – Voice of America

April 6, 2017

Severe drought is threatening the lives and livelihoods of Somali herders. Disease and starvation are killing their animals. I joined a team of veterinarians trying to save the remaining livestock.