Somali Women’s event

Organiser, Sado Egal (left) with one of her guests
Organiser, Sado Egal (left) with one of her guests

Story: Nagat Abdullah & Lisa Swift

One Saturday night in April, there was a fantastic party at the Vestry Hall organised by Sado Egal from Somali Women’s Disability Group.

Party group
Party group

This party was to celebrate International Women’s Day, and was funded by New Deal.

The party started at 8pm and forty pretty ladies wearing beautiful traditional Diric (dress) came to enjoy traditional dancing and Somali modern music. Mr Khadar from the Awrfuul restaurant made delicious Somali food with rice and meat.

Dancing together
Dancing together

Everyone went home very happy, saying there wasn’t enough time. All Somali women need to sometimes get out of their homes to enjoy themselves. There should be more activities for Somali women and children.

On behalf of Somali Women’s Disability group, Sado said,

“Thank you to New Deal for their funding. We want to make the parties happen every two months. There are no social events for Somali women, they have to sit at home and they are bored.”

Thank you to Sado Egal, who was brave to organise the event. This is something that should happen every month for women.


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