Sammar Al Kerawe was born in Bagdad, Iraq, and is currently an asylum seeker in Slovenia, where she applied for asylum one year ago. A hairdresser by occupation, she is active in different social programs in Slovenia. She is learning Slovenian and obtained a tour guide licence. She is a committed advocate for gender equality and women’s rights. Gender-based discrimination is one of the main reasons that forced her to leave Iraq. She dreams of an inclusive world with equal rights and justice for all.