The 29-year-old, who calls herself Noor, escaped from Yemen when her life was threatened and travelled alone with only smugglers and other desperate migrants for company en route.
It is highly unusual for a woman from a country such as Yemen to embark on this kind of journey unaccompanied. She was determined to flee not only because her own life was in danger but also in the hope of rescuing her four children from the Yemen civil war once she had reached safety.
Well, let's have a look at the map. Gosh, there's a lot of safe count...
Noor’s journey began on 14 November 2019 by plane and continued by Jeep through one desert, then through another on foot before reaching Europe and crossing to the UK by small boat from Calais in July 2020.
She had passed through Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Algeria, Morocco, Spain and France.
And yet none of them were good enough. I wonder why?
Now that she has arrived in the UK she wants to campaign against child marriage and lack of rights for girls and women in Yemen.
You couldn't do that in Egypt, Mauretania, Mali, Algeria, Morocco, Spain or France, then?
Noor has been accommodated in a hotel in London by the Home Office and is waiting for her claim to be processed.
And given the awesome competence of that august body, she'll almost certainly be here next Christmas. No doubt with the rest of her brood.
We are being taken for mugs, aren't we?