Abdullahi Mire

Abdullahi Mire

Abdullahi Mire is a freelance journalist and refugee activist based in Nairobi. He is the founder of Dadaab Book Drive, an all-volunteer initiative to gather donated books for school-aged children and youth living in refugee camps.  

Human Rights

'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

Kenya banned FGM in 2011, but Europeans still bring their daughters to underground clinics there to be cut.

'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

Education

'I wish I was a boy': The Kenyan girls fighting period poverty

In Kenya, one million girls miss school each month because they cannot afford sanitary pads, while some share used ones.

'I wish I was a boy': The Kenyan girls fighting period poverty

Al-Shabab

Victims of al-Shabab school attacks share their stories

Al-Shabab attacks on Kenyan schools have bred fear among teachers, parents and pupils.

Victims of al-Shabab school attacks share their stories

Kenya

Growing up in the world's largest refugee camp

A Somali refugee who has spent nearly his whole life in Kenya's Dadaab camp tells Al Jazeera what it is like.

Growing up in the world's largest refugee camp