Fatuma Ibrahim is an independent consultant on child protection in humanitarian action.
She has more than 30 years of experience in the field of child protection in emergencies mainly in Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. She has worked with UNICEF and Save the Children for many years. Fatuma has led the development and implementation of the programmes the release and reintegration of children associated with armed forces and armed groups in Liberia, South Sudan, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Philippines, Iraq, Syria and Nigeria.
Fatuma leads/facilitates child protection courses at the International Peace Support Training Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. She is associated with Transition International (TI), a Netherlands based consulting agency and often facilitates reintegration courses that TI organizes jointly with the Barcelona International Peace Centre in Barcelona. She has also facilitated sessions on child reintegration during courses organized by the Folke Bernadotte Academy.
Fatuma has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, a bachelor’s degree in Arts and Diplomas in Education and Social Work. She is a member of the International Association of Facilitators.
- Saudi Arabia
- South Sudan
- Western Africa