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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.

Disability Month Podcast Episode 3

Hebah Nasereddin is a Professor in computer science and a Guinness World Record holder in water skiing, she also only has one leg. Check out her story!

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?

Disability Month Podcast Episode 2

Do people with special needs experience a stigma of being “different?” What led a woman to have to work underground with children with disabilities? Is being disabled really a sin?

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?

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.

Peace discussion: how to stop violence and discrimination in an ever-changing society

Talking about discrimination towards women, honour killings and how to solve it. Check out the answers behind the issues!

Migration Month Podcast Episode 9

Have a listen to our ninth episode talking about how migration comes with its own cultural repercussions and wonders. Check out the story of a Nigerian that migrated to Jordan and his life-changing fate.

Migration Month Podcast Episode 6

Check out our sixth episode uncovering the life of a full-time traveller from the eyes of somebody who is constantly hopping around from one country to another. Listen to Jordan’s story!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Passion meets innovation

How did two video game geeks turn their childhood dream into a well-known international company? Turns out video games are not just all fun and games, check out how a two-team initiative is transforming Jordan’s tech industry.

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