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Experience Independence: Women and Mohammed

experience independence: Today, and for years to come, I will work in support of freedom for women around the world, Mohammed said through a translator, according to National Observer. The same freedom I experienced on my first day I arrived in Canada. Rahaf Mohammed said her arrival in Toronto has allowed her to join the ranks of the lucky ones who experience independence in their everyday lives, something she contends is denied to women in her home country. ; In her first public statement since her arrival on Saturday, the 18-year-old said she intends to fight to allow other women to experience the new privileges she now enjoys as a Canadian resident. Mohammed won global attention last week when she fled her family while visiting Kuwait and flew to Bangkok, Thailand. She landed in Toronto after the Canadian government said it had agreed to resettle her at the request of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She barricaded herself in an airport hotel room and launched a Twitter campaign outlining allegations of abuse against her relatives accusations her family members have denied. ( As reported in the news.