Radio Sahan Created Platform Debate on Marginalized Group
Due to lack of political representation, low educational levels and poor employment opportunities, very few Madhiban (marginalized groupd) members are in positions of prominence or leadership. The Puntland parliament has no seats reserved for small minority communities. Radio Sahan invented to Radio studio previously established minority organization which advocates the right of Madhiban group. Puntland Minority Association Network (PMAN) is an organization for Madhiban minority group, based in Garowe.
The discussion were participated by Abdirahman Mursal Maxamed chair of PMAN, Ahmed Abdi Mohamed, Hamdi Mohamed Guled are members of PMAN.
Abdirahman & Ahmed from PMAN at Radio Sahan Studio
They stated that very few minority children (and far fewer girls than boys) are in the educational system, due to lack of economic means, and not least because of the ‘segregating environment existing among young students and in the schools’.