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Mama Hawa’s Memoir: Keeping Hope Alive
The moving memoir, Keeping Hope Alive: One Woman--90,000 Lives Changed, chronicles Dr. Hawa and her daughters' inspiring work to keep 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for over 20 years in Somalia.
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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/02/28/shabaab-stealing-somali-children-from-hawa-abdi-s-refugee-camp.html Al-Shabab Stealing Somali Children From Hawa Abdi’s Refugee Camp Eliza Griswold Feb 28, 2012 8:21 PM EST Dr. Hawa Abdi’s camp is under siege from al Qaeda–backed militants, who snatched 700 kids on a recent raid. One recent morning … Continue reading
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/02/28/somali-shabaab-militants-target-dr-hawa-abdi-s-camp.html Somali Shabaab Militants Target Dr. Hawa Abdi’s Camp Sarah J. Robbins Feb 28, 2012 2:31 PM EST Al Qaeda claims to have a deed to part of Dr. Hawa Abdi’s land At the heart of the conflict in Somalia, … Continue reading
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1137615–somalia-s-shabab-occupy-beloved-mama-hawa-camp Somalia’s Shabab occupy beloved “Mama Hawa” camp February 27, 2012 Michelle Shephard Dr. Hawa Abdi, known as Mama Hawa in Somalia, is shown with her daughter Deqo Mohamed, 36, also a doctor. MICHELLE SHEPHARD/TORONTO STAR FILE PHOTO Somali fighters … Continue reading
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/08/07/dr-hawa-abdi-somalia-under-siege.html A people plagued by catastrophic famine—and the tyranny of Islamist fanatics. by Dr. Hawa Abdi , Sarah J. Robbins | August 7, 2011 10:0 AM EDT Hawa Abdi is an obstetrician and gynecologist who in 1983 established a one-room … Continue reading
Dr Hawa and Dr Deqa were on CBC’s The Current and Metro Morning You can listen to the inverviews here : Metro Morning (8 minutes) The Current (23 minutes)
NYT: Under Siege in War-Torn Somalia, a Doctor Holds Her Ground http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/08/world/africa/08somalia.html
Dr. Hawa Abdi Honored by City of Irving http://www.amoudfoundation.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=215
NYT: Heroic, Female and Muslim http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/16/opinion/16kristof.html
CBS news: Fearless Somali Doctor Stares Down Warlords http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/11/09/eveningnews/main7038748.shtml
Women of the Year 2010: Dr Hawa Abdi & Her Daughters http://somalilandpress.com/women-of-the-year-2010-dr-hawa-abdi-her-daughters-19036