Waris Dirie

Waris Dirie

Waris Dirie  Somali Model


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Waris Dirie has been in a relationship with Dana Murray.


Waris Dirie is a 56 year old Somali Model. Born on 21st October, 1965 in Gallacaio desert, Somalia, she is famous for Desert Flower. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Waris Dirie is a member of the following lists: 1965 births, 21st-century women writers and 20th-century women writers.


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First Name Waris
Last Name Dirie
Age 56 years
Birthday 21st October, 1965
Birthplace Gallacaio desert, Somalia
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Somali
Occupation Text Fashion/Runway Model
Occupation Model
Claim to Fame Desert Flower
Official Websites www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/models/Waris_Dirie/
Friend Sade (Sade is deeply inspired by Waris Dirie and has written songs about her life)
Associated People Iman, Kermit Nasser

Waris Dirie (Somali: Waris Diiriye) (born 1965) is a Somali model, author, actress and human rights activist in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). From 1997 to 2003, she served as a UN special ambassador against female genital cutting. In 2002 she founded her own organization in Vienna (Austria), the Desert Flower Foundation.

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Posted commentsView all comments (21)

ramarizDec 29, 2010

role model for my all somalian sisters..i love her

quietjourneyquietjourneyJun 8, 2010

God loves us all east, west it is all earth. She is truly beautiful.

GenevraJun 2, 2010

She truly is an amazing woman. she really is............................

ZoeDec 21, 2009

What a woman!She gives us insight into what its like to be bought up in Somalia out in a desert, and to teach us in a way about Allah!I wonder where she is now and if shes helping with the people in Somalia about FGM, either way i wish her and her family all the best!

Scorned_RibScorned_RibOct 31, 2009

Waris is best champion for woman rights!

somaligalAug 31, 2009

that b!tch represented our nation in a very wrong way theres no such thing in somalia she just wanted attention from westerns

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