When Sankari moved away from home in her twenties, she quickly found her confidence through self-expression. A spontaneous haircut lead to another, and then another, and another more. It didn't take long before she realised the implications of her actions and had to deal with the consequences.
After her mother passed away, Asha dedicated her life to honouring her mum's memory and spirit. But she soon found herself stuck in a continuing cycle of trying to live up to her mum's expectations, or what she thought they were.
Anju Sivarajah was a witness to extreme violent genocide in Sri Lanka when she was five years old. The recent terrorist bombings in April 2019 have forced Anju to relive difficult memories. She reflects on how her mixed Sinhalese, Burgher and Tamil heritage has made her strong.