This image depicts a Sitaad a gathering of Somali Women for social welfare. These gatherings shared Islamic knowledge. It also served as a safe space where woman can express their frustrations. It opened discussion about a wide range of topics such as spirituality, fidelity, peace building and charity. These gatherings were very festive. Beginning with food and drink to satiate ones hunger and thirst. While commencing with signing, chanting, clapping and drumming. The participants left feeling empowered and ready to face the realities of the world.
Artist: Shukri Janagale @shukrijanagale