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Mothers and Daughters Share Their Dreams for International Women's Day

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Image: Saciido Sheik Yacquub poses for a picture with her daughter Faadumo Subeer Mohamed at their home in Hodan district IDP camp in Mogadishu
Saciido Sheik Yacquub, 34, poses for a picture with her daughter Faadumo Subeer Mohamed, 13, at their home in Hodan district internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Mogadishu on Feb. 11, 2014. Saciido, who runs a small business, wanted to be a business woman when she was a child. She studied until she was 20. She hopes that Faadumo will become a doctor. Faadumo will finish school in 2017 and hopes to be a doctor when she grows up. On March 8 activists around the globe celebrate International Women's Day, which dates back to the beginning of the 20th century and has been observed by the United Nations since 1975. The UN writes that it is an occasion to commemorate achievements in women's rights and to call for further change. REUTERS

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