A single mother from Khansor, I was left to raise my six children alone when my husband left me and remarried. Times were hard, but that was nothing compared to what happened during that dark day in August 2014.
Sindis , 22. Back in the summer of 2014, I was living a happy, simple life with my husband and young son, excitedly awaiting the birth of our second child. But on Sunday August 3rd, everything changed, tearing our whole world apart.
The humanitarian situation in Kurdistan remains dire with nearly 3million people displaced into the region as a result of the barbaric atrocities committed by Daesh (ISIS). The suffering of innocent families are unimaginable, all forced out of their homes and losing loved ones.
Our retreats are filled with love, a big heart focused on sharing love and giving back. Not only will you be supporting yourself but you’ll also be supporting other women impacted by conflict and displacement to rebuild their lives. How many retreats can say that? It is a truly unique way of sharing love, women helping women.
The Women of the World festival brings challenging discussions to audiences across the world in a series of events celebrating women and girls. In March our founder Taban Shoresh took part in a powerful panel at London’s Southbank Centre.
Well-known faces from the world of fashion and music are getting behind #HandUpHandbag on social media on March 8th, giving fans a chance to bid on a super-stylish pre-loved handbag, with all proceeds going towards The Lotus Flower.