A Biased History

It was Malcom X who said that “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” In order to begin, we must clear our minds from the thought’s we have been told t...

The road to my big curly waves

As a beauty blogger, there are a few questions you get over and over no matter how many times you answer. Being a Kurdish girl with long thick wavy hair, the question I get the most is "how can I get your hair?...

The Gift of the Diaspora

I grew up in the diaspora with a hole in my heart. I often feel a part of my identity is lost because of the distance from my birthplace, from the mountains that gave me my first breath. How about a shift from ...

Where Did Kurdistan Come From?

As a British born and raised Kurd I have come to realise the greatest struggle, especially for those in the Diaspora, is the one within ourselves. The greatest battle we fight in our quest for freedom is the wa...

Hani på flugt med sin drøm

Den kurdiske sangerinde Hani fortæller i et interview om sin flugt fra Iran, med intet andet end en kuffert og en stor drøm. Hani boede indtil 2004 i det østlige Kurdistan, som velvidende er en del af den Isla...