Cllr Lilian Seenoi-Barr

Foyleside

Cllr Seenoi-Barr joined the SDLP team on Derry and Strabane District Council in June 2021. Lilian is the Programme Manager of the North-West Migrants Forum and has been a strong voice for migrants, asylum seekers and refugees who have chosen to make a life for themselves and their families in Derry.

Lilian has also been a lifelong human rights campaigner with experience fighting for Maasai women and girl’s rights. In 1999, she co-founded the Maasai education discovery-brides rescue project to rescue young girls from early forced marriage and female genital mutilation; working with others to challenge the Kenyan government to introduce laws that protect the rights of woman and girls and access to free primary education for deprived communities.

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