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    • Help Stop Human Trafficking in 2018

      With the Super Bowl in Minneapolis this year, many people are planning parties and finding time to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime experience. However, there’s a common refrain, repeated every year in every city that hosts the Super Bowl: “This event comes with the highest rate of human trafficking.” Neither the statistics nor anecdotal evidence confirms this to be true, but don’t Continue Reading
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    • Why East African Women Need Their Own Resources

      In a world more diverse and integrated than ever before, it’s not uncommon to hear criticisms of spaces and resources dedicated to particular group identities. “This seems so exclusive; aren’t we trying to be more inclusive as a society?” “We already have resources for East Africans in general; why can’t we just use those?” “Can’t these women use the spaces Continue Reading
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    • The Importance of Youth Support

      Voice of East African Women’s mission is simple; we promote individualized safety planning for women in times of crisis and change. Our organization addresses the urgent need that we see for East African, Muslim, and immigrant women to have a refuge. A place where they can find advocates, resources, services, connection, and healing. Our programming is designed to help women Continue Reading
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    • First-of-its-kind shelter offers a safe haven for East African and Muslim women in Minnesota fleeing abuse

      East African and Muslim women in Minnesota escaping domestic abuse now have a place to find a safe haven in St. Paul: The Farhio House. “It took us seven years to create this center,” said Farhio Khalif, founder of the shelter. “We want to empower women. We want to tell them that it’s OK to come forward and talk to Continue Reading
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    • Mothers Against Youth Recruitment

      Voice of East African Women, Hosted a Mothers Against Youth Recruitment. with The Minnesota Law Enforcement organizations, and community members. We like to thank all who attended this Important town hall meeting, with the Somali parents about the youth recruitment, and how the community and the law enforcement work together, we discussed about how this bridge will be crossed both Continue Reading
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