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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.

Man fights for human rights and equality

One Jordanian is trying to fight for the rights of his country and equality of others.

Crocheting a challenge

In a world where consumerism is essential, can the art of giving gifts still be considered as genuine? One Jordanian local is trying to reshape this culture into something more heartfelt — through the use of a hook and some yarn.

Forced to flee to hope: story of the Arabian refugees

How does one person look to create a better country and nation by educating young minds?

Carpe diem: the guide of giving back as told from a 23 year old

One graduate is looking to lead by example and by spreading the knowledge of travelling. Find out how and why.

The Champ Camp: weightlifting their way into the future

Check out how one sports enthusiast looks to create change with weightlifting, refugees, and the power for change.

Gender roles: worth the time off cooking?

How can one woman empower women through the use of handicrafts? One Jordanian local looks to do just that through utilising existing talents in the community.

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