This British-Iraqi woman quit her City job to help women enslaved by ISIS live normal lives again

"Taban Shoresh fled Iraq when she was too young to properly remember — a refugee from Saddam Hussein's campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Kurdish people.

She grew up in London, was educated there, and like many graduates, kept her focus on the capital, going to work for Investec Asset Management.

But when her country was plunged into fresh chaos in 2014, Shoresh, then aged 33, abandoned a straightforward, self-contained life in the UK and went back to the Middle East to help.