Stories of mothers

Mothers are some of the world's most powerful people. They feed us, teach us and protect us. Most of all, they love us - unconditionally. Mothers want the best for their children, whatever the odds.

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Mothers in Sri Lanka struggled to raise their children through years of conflict. Many lost loved ones and their families and communities were ripped apart. But with Oxfam’s support, they’re starting to overcome their tragic past.