ABOUT IFRAH FOUNDATION
Ifrah Foundation's vision is the eradication of FGM/C in Somalia and beyond. This vision will be achieved through sustained engagement with Government and strategic partners, in our key areas of action: Advocacy, Awareness and Community Empowerment. Ifrah Foundation was founded in 2010 by Ifrah Ahmed, an Irish citizen originally from Somalia. Ifrah Ahmed is one of the world's foremost campaigners against FGM/C and is Gender Advisor to the Government of Somalia.
Ifrah Foundation is a registered charity in Ireland and in Somalia.
Model of SYSTEMIC Change
Ifrah Foundation has developed a ‘Model of Systemic Change’ program, which relies on working in partnership with key stakeholders, including government agencies and civil society, to amplify and sustain our three pillars of action: Advocacy, Awareness Raising and Community Empowerment.
- Media -
Our awareness raising work spans from radio to press to social media, sharing information on the harmful affects of FGM.
- LEGISLATION -
Ifrah Foundation is working with partners to promote the adoption of adequate FGM/C legislation in Somalia.
- Community education programs -
Ifrah Foundation implements regular community education and empowerment programs in Somalia including a highly successful outreach ‘FGM Ambassador Network’
project and the ‘Dear Daughter’ campaign.