Somali Women rights, Anti FGM campaigner wins international award

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Somalia activist Ifrah Ahmed has won international prize for campaigning to eradicate FGM and empowering women rights in Somalia.

She was awarded humanitarian of the Year Award in London for fighting the rights of women in Somalia.

She thanked all who encouraged and supported in her journey and promised to continue her campaign to root out violations against Somali women

 

“I am extremely humbled and honored to receive the Humanitarian of the Year Award “, she said.

Ifrah, this year laureate is the founder of United Youth Ireland, Non-governmental organization that provides support to immigrants in their business and creative pursuits. She is also advisor to Ministry of Women affairs in Somalia Federal government.

Ifrah worked several Somali and international organizations such Amnesty International and UNICEF.

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