Edna interviewed in Switzerland

Following her presentation at the TEDx conference in Geneva yesterday, Edna gave an interview to a member of the Swiss media. Edna shares her humanitarian vision with TEDIf an elderly woman can build a hospital, everyone has the potential to move humanitarian mountains if they put their mind to it, says Edna Adan Ismail. “We’ll be ten years old in March and it’s given life to...
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FGM Outlawed in Switzerland

What follows is a message to Edna from Switzerland bringing news that her recent 3 week tour there has helped to bring about a new law against Female Genital Mutilation in that country. Adults may not give legal consent for their young daughters to undergo the procedure and may be held criminally liable in the event the procedure does take place. Dear Edna Adan, Once again I want to thank you...
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Edna in Snowy Switzerland

We are finishing up work on the Edna Hospital’s year-end newsletter. That should be going out in a few days. Meanwhile, Edna is visiting Switzerland for three weeks, participating in a series of events relating to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She is the honored guest of Voix des Femmes (Voices of Women) and they appear to be taking very good care of her. Edna’s note follows:...
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Edna in Switzerland for FGM

Edna Adan will participate in a conference later this month, Voix de Femmes (Voices of Women), in Bern, Switzerland. The topic will involve female genital mutilation as practiced in Somaliland. “TERRE DES FEMMES Suisse s’engage pour les droits des femmes et des filles en Suisse. Pour sensibiliser la population aux différentes formes de violences et de discriminations envers...
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