Photo: Phil Moore/IRIN Going for gold: Female runners at Mogadishu's shelled-out Konis Stadium
Omar says decades of male migration and drought have promoted women to non-traditional roles; many now are at the head of their families. "Women have no tribes, they have families", she explained, adding that Somali women lose their ties to the clan structure on marriage.
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