When captured British jihadists are asked what they miss most about home, they usually have the same answer.
After first being forced to marry ISIS fighters, many women in Mosul now aren't allowed to send their children to school.
"Obviously I was scared that ISIS would find out where I was and kill me, but I was more worried about the horrible things they would do to my family."
In Rojava, a Kurdish anarchist collective led by women is at the heart of the fight with ISIS, and behind a political upheaval putting equality front and centre.
Thanks to rampant ethnic factionalism and retaliatory violence, it's going to take a lot more than the Mosul offensive to change the toxic dynamic on the ground.
As ISIS has been pushed out of large areas of Iraq people have begun returning home to rebuild their lives and reclaim their communities.
A mother who lost her son in Syria tells us how she's trying to stop other families suffering the same fate.
We spoke to British security services about what goes into stopping planned extremist actions.
People are doing their bit in the fight against Isis by writing to their friends on Facebook.
Islamic State recruiters reportedly told them a girl in the city is planning to strike.
Over the summer I embedded with a unit of the Peshmega, the Kurdish troops fighting the Islamic State in northern Iraq.