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Kareema

United Kingdomcurrently in Dover, United Kingdom

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April 27, 2013

Kareema

About Me: 

I am a 51 year old Indian woman born in Burma and raised in Hong Kong who is currently living in Britain. My parents are Muslims and have taught me Islam although I am not a practicing Muslim.

I understand the difficulties facing women in both developing countries and developed countries.

I am a mother of 3 teenagers, two of whom are girls therefore, the idea of transforming this world to work for girls in the future is very close to my heart.

I am now at a crossroads of my life desperately looking for work in a country that still "discriminates" against women and especially older women. This is not openly expressed but it happens in practice.

I have always been passionate about the struggles of people around the world. My family faced with some those struggles when I was very young in being displaced from their home, learning to live in a foreign country, respecting each others cultures and values. These changes had huge impact on my life and how I think.

I worked with the UNHCR for 10 years before committing to full-time motherhood. I did not completely stay away from assisting people. I continued to work in a job that helped families struggling financially. I hope to continue to contribute to humanity in any way I can.

The idea of World Pulse journal impresses me a lot and look forward to be actively involved and support the work that you do.
Kareema

My Passions: 
making a difference where I can.
My Challenges: 
Improve in the way that I think and offer my skills and experienes to help others
My Vision for the Future: 
Older Women treated as people who can still contribute to society
My Areas of Expertise: 
Administration, Office Management, Mentoring, Case Management
My Languages: 
English, Speak Tamil and some Cantonese

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