Social Issues

Meeting the miracle child who survived all odds

What is the story behind this miracle child? What makes Mohammad so special and why is he so frown upon? Turns out having a disability has a lot more repercussions than one expects.

The man behind the suits and his loyal companion

What’s the story behind the man walking around a suburb with his dog in a flashy suit? No, he’s not crazy. Turn’s out there’s more than meets the eye.

What does it mean to wear the niqab?

How does wearing the niqab differentiate you from other women? Here are the thoughts and experiences of those who have been through it and back.

Life’s happiness tips from a record-breaking amputee

What does it mean to live a happy life? Finding out life’s secrets with a world-record holder professor/amputee.

Is Jordan’s wheelchair basketball team the real deal?

The Jordan wheelchair basketball team are breaking stereotypes, continuing to be a top contender in their field. What exactly makes this team so special?

Talking politics and racial divide: the story of a black Republican

What does it mean to be a black Republican? What can America expect for a future and could Trump really have point? One man seems to think so.

Why being disabled in the Middle East is no easy task

How does it feel to grow up not being deaf? In a society where disability is frowned upon, how does one family survive the stigma of society?

Painting Dreams

Hussein Al-Dawood is a painter and a Medical Lab student at Zarqa Private University. Find out why what is the story behind his paintings.

A woman’s rights: ‘I have to fight. If I don’t fight, I will die’

A woman risking it all to fight for her rights. Will she actually win the fight or is she trapped in dangerous water? Fighting as a woman and for the disability of others, read her story.

From abuse to activism: finding humanity’s key through different struggles

Talking about being Arab, mixed raced, abuse and discrimination. What do you get when you combine the four?

Finding openness through uncharted territories

How does one become more open-minded than another? Is immigration a good thing or a bad thing? One third culture kid saw travelling and cultural understanding as great methods to find the answers. Read her story!

Rhythms with Refugees: striking a chord with Jordan’s displaced communities

Jordan hosts one of the biggest refugee population with many displaced communities from all over the world. Check out how a musician is actually bringing these communities together through the art of culture and traditions.

Spreading positive vibes one Snap at a time

Growing up in a divided state, how does a nutritionist look to spread some positive vibes? Check out an entrepreneurs efforts in creating hope for her country and for the youths.

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.

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