As the conflict in Syria reaches five brutal years, I’ve joined with @Unicef_UK and other ambassadors to tell #BitusStory. As a mother I couldn’t imagine being forced to leave my home, family and friends. But for millions of children, like Bitu in this picture, this is a reality.
Bitu’s love for her mother is both heartbreaking and inspirational. <3 “My father changed when we came to Iraq. He would beat up my mum. Then one day, he left. He said he was going to work and then never came back. He left us no money. He left my mum all alone to raise us three. He is with another woman. I don’t miss him at all.
I wrote a poem on a toilet wall. It’s the...3>
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