Somaliland: Edna Adan, Africa’s Iron Lady Inspirational 8 Decades of Life


Somalilandsun – As we honour the 89th birthday anniversary of Edna Adan it is worth mentioning that she has in her 8 decades of life achieved unimaginable milestones.
She was the first Somali-trained midwife in the UK, the first Somali woman to drive a car, and the first ‘First Lady’ of Somaliland, as well as first woman foreign minister.
Four decades after she was the first Somali woman to speak out publicly against FGM, Adan is still fighting for change. Continue reading In Honor of Edna Adan’s Inspirational 80th Birthday!