ADEN, 7 November 2013 (IRIN) - It is eight years since Esmahan Abdaqadir Ali left the Somali capital Mogadishu for a new life in Saudi Arabia, and things have not quite turned out as planned. For a start, she never reached her destination.

She was granted refugee status automatically upon arriving by boat in Yemen. Then she married, became pregnant and joined the ranks of Yemen’s semi-permanent Somali refugee community, estimated to number around 232,000 according to the UN Refugee Agency (UN...


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