Hawa Abdi Dhiblawe (May 17, 1947 – August 5, 2020) was a Somali human rights activist and medical doctor. She was the founder and chairperson of the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation (DHAF), a non-profit organization. Abdi was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. In 2009, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Abdi died on August 5, 2020, at her home in Mogadishu at the age of 73.
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- Abdi, H.; Jacobsen, S.D. (17 August 2013). "Dr. Hawa Abdi, M.D.: Physician & Human Rights Activist, Hawa Abdi Foundation". In-Sight (3.A): 21–29.
- Dr. Hawa Abdi nominated for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Archived 2012-10-14 at the Wayback Machine
- Hawa Abdi, Doctor Who Aided Thousands in Somalia, Dies at 73