Women make up roughly 50% of our global population but still face significant human rights challenges, including some which are less visible but equally damaging such as gender bias in institutions like the media. Cassie, our Women’s Section Editor, reminds us of the women’s rights issues that were important to us in 2019.
With her creative videos, Hodan Naleyeh showed the world another side of Somalia, far from the war cliches. Last month, she was killed in a terrorist attack. On international day for the remembrance of victims of terrorism, our editor Cassie tells us her story.