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A reflection on celebrating Newroz while away from my beloved Kurdistan

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Newroz is a new year celebration which welcomes spring and new life. It is celebrated across faiths and borders in the middle east. Continue reading

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As the dreaded day approaches…

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Last year, I struggled a lot as my firstborn child, my 4 year old daughter, ran into her classroom on her first day of school. Continue reading

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The culture of sons vs daughters

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Kurds are hailed for supporting women’s liberation and their rights to have leading roles in different aspects of society. Continue reading

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The day my little daughter left me

wp-1474230996755.jpgThe build up to my four year old daughter; Ashti, starting school was immensely difficult for me! We did our research and chose the school which suited her best. Continue reading

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Sleepless Nights

160438169Sleep is what keeps us going, and when we don’t get much sleep, we are grumpy. Continue reading

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Introduction to my life.

IMG_1415Hi everyone, my names Farzana, I’am 26 years of age and i currently, live in London. Continue reading

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The Hows And Whys Of Saying No To Your Child

e3It is unfortunately very common for children to face threats, getting hit, and yelled at on a daily basis in some of the Kurdish households and even schools; usually, parents or others justify their actions by stating that it will “discipline their children”. Continue reading

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