Month: November 2014

The Frontline of Motherhood: Ban’s Story

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In our new series ‘The Frontline of Motherhood’ we’ll be sharing the stories of mothers who inspire us: women who’ve done great things or faced unimaginable challenges and come out fighting; women whose stories blast the wretched phrase ‘just a mum’ right out of the water.  

Ban is a single mum. She told Charlotte how she escaped war-torn Iraq with her elderly mother and two young daughters and fled to Syria. Then, as Syria too was ravaged by war, she fled again.