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12 June 2017

Married at 16

A hard-working girl, Shelina she never stepped out of line. She loved her parents so much, some would say she was submissive to them. Shelina did everything to please them. Her heartstrings were closely tied to her father’s words – he would merely ask her something and she felt like she couldn’t refuse. At the…

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3 June 2017


Can you Imagine your husband tying you up and leaving you stranded in another country? I can – it happened to me. I loved a man who promised me everything I ever wanted – a home and a family. He is a British citizen and I was a girl from a village a continent away…

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16 March 2017

A widow from Afghanistan

Huda lived in Afghanistan. She lost her husband in a shooting. Left alone to care for two children, she plummeted into a state of despair. At first, she was getting support from her relatives and the local women. However, as time went on, Huda felt that her and her children were becoming a burden on…

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8 March 2017

On the path to recovery

Hamza’s journey began when he had to leave his family home, his relationship with his parents had deteriorated and the tension had reached an unbearable level for everyone. Leaving home would be a moment that would shape his life. Every day on the street was a battle for Hamzah. The nights were rough and during…

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