Mariya Ahmed Didi

Maldivian Democratic Party politician

Mariya Ahmed Didi is a Maldivian representative in the parliament. In 2007 she received the International Women of Courage Award.[1]

Mariya Ahmed Didi in 2007

In March 2006, the police arrested a female activist at her house late at night, so Didi organized the first women's rights protest in Maldives. [2]


  1. "Honorees".
  2. Abdul-Wahhab, Chris. "Maldives Royal Family Official Website: Mariya Didi".