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Half the Sky on PBS

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 in Edna Adan, Hospital News

We are so looking forward to watching Half the Sky on American television Oct. 1 and Oct 2. For those of you without access to PBS, you can pre-order the DVD from Half the Sky: Turning Oppression...

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Half the Sky Website Launches

Posted on May 12, 2012 in Hospital News

The Half the Sky website is now live at! Half the Sky’s Facebook page is at As you may know, we are involved in a project called Half the...

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Mothers Day 2012 Newsletter

Posted on May 5, 2012 in Hospital News

Edna Adan Hospital was 10 years old on the 9th of March, 2012. During the past 10 years we delivered over 12,000 babies and treated over 14,000 patients. The achievement that we are most proud of is we have...

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Skirball Center Interview

Posted on Jan 4, 2012 in Edna Adan, Somaliland

The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles has published an account of Edna’s visit there in late November, including an interview. Edna discusses the challenges she faced in building the hospital and...

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Meet Edna in Los Angeles

Posted on Nov 12, 2011 in Edna Adan

We’ve bumped this message back to the top of the page. It’s coming up soon, the weekend before Thanksgiving. Edna Adan plans to visit the Women Hold Up Half The Sky exhibit at the Skirball...

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Half the Sky exhibit opening in L.A.

Posted on Oct 15, 2011 in Edna Adan

The book Half the Sky is the theme for a new exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Oct. 27 through March 11, 2012. The book is by our friends and supporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl...

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Half The Sky coming to PBS

Posted on May 18, 2011 in Somaliland

Countless many supporters of the Edna Hospital have come to us by way of the best-selling book Half The Sky, by Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Those supporters, in particular, will...

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FGM: Torturing Girls

Posted on May 12, 2011 in Somaliland

In the third article in a series from Somaliland, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof writes about the persistence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) despite concentrated efforts to eliminate the...

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The Importance of Contraception

Posted on May 9, 2011 in Somaliland

Even as we were still reeling from the “avalanche” of donations prompted by Nicholas Kristof’s column last week, he – again – mentions Edna Hospital in his Sunday NY Times...

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Celebrating Mothers Day

Posted on May 5, 2011 in Hospital News

Our friend, Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has, again, written about Edna Adan. This time, the occasion is Mother’s Day. Beyond Flowers for Mom “In a few days...

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