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Drawing on her own experience as a Domestic Violence survivor, award-winning internationally renowned speaker, bestselling author and educator for gender equity and human rights, Samra Zafar shares insights and talks on Domestic Violence and Mental Health in these stressful pandemic days.
Samra’s book – A Good Wife: Escaping the Life I Never Chose – is a memoir of her as a teen bride and how she escaped her abusive marriage along with her two daughters. These days, she is addressing the urgent issue of #domesticviolence during the #lockdown. In this video, Samra tells us about dealing with domestic violence, how to reach out and why it is important to come out of an abusive marriage. #SamraZafar is an award-winning internationally renowned speaker, bestselling author and educator for gender equity and human rights.
She has been recognized among the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, and a Top 25 Canadian Immigrant. She serves as a Governor at the University of Toronto, a Celebrated Ambassador for Plan International, and a board director for Women’s College Hospital Foundation. Her book, A Good Wife: Escaping The Life I Never Chose, is a national bestseller and named among Washington Post’s Top 10 Books of 2019. The book is now being adapted to a premium TV series. Samra is a global voice on the rising domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic to raise awareness, knowledge and support for victims through media work, videos and free weekly virtual sessions.
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