Social Issues

The unexpected effects of migration

How does somebody grow up in a multicultural environment? Turns out migration has more unexpected effects than just cultural confusion. Check out how one third culture kid found his identity.

The hidden gems of Palestine’s event scene

Known for the wars and conflicts, many people are unaware of Palestine’s cultural scene. Two Palestinians are looking to make their country known for a thriving event scene. What events does Palestine hold?

Mind vs. heart: an artist’s guide to conquering your fears

Can art actually change a whole mindset? Is art simply a hobby during your spare time or does it play a greater role in society? One artist is trying to prove how art can help a whole community get over their fears.

The cartoon bringing opportunities for Jordan’s disabled community

A mother of two is challenging the social stigma of people with disabilities. All through the use of a children’s cartoon.

The independent music scene of Jordan

How is one entrepreneur looking to change the Jordanian music scene?

The true colours of the Middle East: an artist’s key to the Middle East

Is the Middle East all about guns and wars? One artist shows what the region is all about through the power of art and culture.

Solar power dawns on Kenya

Could solar power be the new solution to an effective economy? One Kenyan based in Western Australia is looking to make all the difference for his country.

Feminism or humanism?

What is the secret to humanity? One professor looks into the meaning of gender rights and what is the secret to reaching equality.

The Arab women starting a media revolution

Five women journalists start an initiative that will lead to the future of Arab women in media within the region.

A female rapper tells a tale to raise awareness for human rights

How does being a female rapper in a Muslim country play out? One Jordanian-Palestinian is looking to push the boundaries through her music.

A Palestinian’s story: the social media traveler with no borders

How a Palestinian inmate became a worldwide traveller thanks to social media.

The outspoken environmental activist looking to create change

What happens when you combine an environmental activist that does not take bullshit and politically-charged policies??

JU: teenage musique electronique merveille

How does a 17-year-old become the youngest producer in Amman? One girl is looking to change the music industry with her electronic style and finesse.

Passion for art – East meets West: what it means to have an art gallery in Amman

What happens when East meets West? The Jordanian artists building a community for Amman’s art scene.

Spreading love, joy, and awareness through music

How is one Jordanian looking to tackle the refugee influx? Check out how one person mixes passion, music, and refugee children to create something pretty amazing.

Inspiring change through fashion: the story of a young black entrepreneur

Is racism fueling the “black” fashion industry? How is one American-Muslim facing this?

The art of a forgotten beat

How can one person change stereotypes? One beatboxer is trying to bring back a forgotten art in his community by bringing together one passion.

Olo Omidan Bata: from zero to Africa’s jewel

Is the African culture becoming the new big thing? One Nigerian local is trying to do just that by making use of an African traditional drum.

A new look into education: how to deal with a refugee climate

In a world where refugees and migration are prominant subjects, how should the development and education sector react to this? One university is looking to tackle this through a one-of-a-kind program.

The art of anxiety: a battle of past, future, and present

Should everybody see a psychiatrist? Mental health continues to be a taboo topic amongst many societies today, One Jordanian is trying to raise awareness about the importance of mental health through her own mindful experience.

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