Mariya Didi

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Birthday
18, 1963
Birthplace
Maldives
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
Maldives

About

Activist who is best known for her work in philanthropy and in favor of women's rights. She is also a member of the parliament of Maldives. 

Before Fame

She earned her law degree in the United Kingdom, and as a result became the first qualified female lawyer in Maldives. She was elected to parliament as an independent, but later on joined an opposition party in November of 2005. 

Trivia

She organized the first women's rights rally in Maldives as a response to police arresting a female activist from her home late one night in March of 2006. In 2007, she received an International Women of Courage Award.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Maldives. 

Associated With

As a citizen of Maldives, she can be associated with Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom