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Ifrah Ahmed will go home to Somalia next month for the first time since she left there as a refugee seven years ago.

Then 17, she has achieved a huge amount in the relatively short time she has been in Ireland.

Without a word of English when she arrived, she now speaks fluently and knowledgeably about the issue which he has done so much to highlight in her adopted country – female genital mutilation (FGM).


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