Ifrah Ahmed, now 20, who endured female genital mutilation twice as a child in Somalia: 'I don't want children to go through it again.'
Photograph: David Sleator
People remember their birthday every year – they say, ‘This is the day I was born.’ But I remember this every single month – I get sick, I cry, and I stay at home. That’s the only thing I remember,” she says evenly, holding her gaze. The drone of the lunchtime Dublin traffic is so loud it might be passing through the room.