Somalia women dating
Just before they left for their dates, my aunts would burn some of my grandmother’s homemade unsi (incense) and apply it under their clothes for a long-lasting patchouli-mixed-with-vanilla-like sweet scent. I would sit in the room with them and hope for some of that perfume to get onto my clothes and hair.
I often tried on their beautiful, multi-coloured and high heels.
I've started to ignore the greetings of the women I know to avoid punishment," said Hussein Ali, a resident of the southern Somali town of Jowhar.
Gunmen are searching buses for improperly dressed women or women travelling alone, said student Hamdi Osman in Elasha.
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Al-Shabab, the Islamic extremists, have already banned women from working in public, leaving many mothers with a terrible choice: risk execution by going to sell some tea or vegetables in the marketplace, or stay safely at home and watch the children slowly starve. The edict is also being enforced in the town of Elasha.She said she was once beaten for wearing Somali traditional dress instead of the long, shapeless black robes favoured by the fighters.Al-Shabab controls most of southern and central Somalia, and the group is trying to overthrow the weak UN-backed government.I could not wait to turn 16, get my hair highlighted and straightened just like my aunts, and go on dates.But in 1990 the civil war rudely interrupted my plans and, at the age of 13, I fled Somalia with my family and thousands of others.