Farhiyo Farah Ibrahim
Farhiyo Farah Ibrahim (Arabic language: فرحيو فرح إبراهيم) is a Somali refugee and women’s rights activist. She fights against female genital mutilation and forced marriage in the Dadaab refugee camp in north-east Kenya. In 2008, she received the International Women of Courage Award.
In 2005 Farah went to a leadership program in the town of Naivasha in Western Kenya. Then she worked for CARE, giving people information about reproductive health. CARE is an international NGO that helps refugees. 
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- "International Women of Courage Award Ceremony: 2008".
- "Somali Woman Champions Women's Rights in Africa - IIP Digital".
- Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for. "Somali refugee wins US State Department award for courage".