Healing From Domestic Violence and Abuse
Zafar explains to Room For Her how she survived her abusive relationship and offers advice for those currently facing domestic abuse.

Published by Room For Her

Published on March 7, 2022

Award-winning speaker and mental health activist Samra Zafar was a child bride who remained trapped in an abusive marriage for over a decade. When she escaped, Zafar built a successful career as a best-selling author, an advocate against domestic violence and an educator on mental health and human rights.

Zafar explains to Room For Her how she survived her abusive relationship and offers advice for those currently facing domestic abuse.

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