Meet the Somalis: Sagal's Story

Meet Sagal, she’s a 21 years old growing up in Copenhagen, Denmark. Part of her wants to fit in like everyone else, but she is proud of her Somali heritage and cultural and religious identity. Read what happens when Sagal is not allowed into a club because she's wearing her hijab…

This story was produced in collaboration with the Open Society Foundations (OSF) as part of a series of fourteen comics, based on personal testimonies, to highlight integration issues of Somali communities across seven European cities - London, Leicester, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Malmo, Oslo and Helsinki.

The focus of the project was to accompany the OSF policy research on the same subjects and locations, to engage a wide, general audience and to challenge negative media stereotyping of Somali communities.


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