Bravery comes all around us, but it’s surprising how much courage there is to be seen in the case of a single mother from Muslim Morocco.
She was 16 years old when she arrived back at her parents’ place.
Cardiff-based Deborah Perkin made a film about Rabha to show the world what the remarkably forward-thinking country still considers appropriate treatment of women like Rabha, and her daughter Salma, labelled illegitimate and therefore unable to have a normal life within their own culture.
The anger, inspiration, emotion and joy of the film Bastards is a testament to the incredible strength of both Rabha and Deborah.
Read the piece here.