Social Issues

Important things in life: the journey of a Yemeni immigrant

How did this Yemeni man escape war and what does software have to do with it? From the States to Yemen to Jordan, this individual fights to create a better community and future for his family.

A home for voiceless souls

What is happening with the mistreatment of dogs in Indonesia? Check out how one dog shelter owner is trying to change society’s mindset.

The face and reality of home

What is the story behind scams in Nigeria? Check out one Nigerian’s experience with a culture of trickery and a corrupt economy.

The PhD professor driving with UBER for a living

Why is this PhD professor settling as an UBER driver and where is his family? The man trying to find peace with unemployment and US immigration laws.

What is happening with unemployment in Jordan?

Unemployment continues to be a problem in everyday society. This is no different from Jordan. What does one local employee have to say about this climate?

The economic disparity of being a Jordanian millennial

How are you expected to have a good life and save money in Jordan? One Jordanian millennial talks about life and pursuing our consumerist needs.

Turns out being a disability spy is a thing

Being a paid stalker to watch kids for a living definitely sounds creepy but turns out, it’s a real thing. What does it mean to be a disability spy?

The gypsy kiter

A nomad cross-travelling in order to spread his love for kitesurfing. Why is this kitesurfer traveling the world and what is he hoping to accomplish?

Talking about healthcare and NGOs: a perspective on Jordan

Why is an Italian talking about healthcare and NGOs in Jordan? Turns out they are two of the most prominent things in this Middle Eastern country. What does this particular NGO worker have to say about it?

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!

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