Mariam Ibrahim Yusuf: The Homeless Refugee Speaking Out for Female Asylum Seekers

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Mariam Ibrahim Yusuf
Somali refugee Mariam Ibrahim Yusuf campaigns for greater awareness of asylum seekers, despite being homeless and destitute herself

“I do public speaking in schools to create awareness about asylum seekers because the media gives them a very bad name,” says Mariam. “The community thinks you’re coming here to take their jobs, while you’re suffering.”