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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?

Disability Month Podcast Episode 1

We invite everybody to celebrate Disability Month with us, commemorating the beauties and uniqueness of people with differences and specialties. Help us honour the traits that make the special great.

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.

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 8

Check out the story of an 18-year-old half Filipino, Spanish, Indian and Chinese, born and raised in Jordan; from discovering pain to acceptance.

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!

Migration Month Podcast Episode 5

Check out our fifth episode where we talk to a Jordanian woman with a background of Palestinian, Columbian, Syrian, British, Scottish and Anglo Indian. Multiple cultures mixed into one, she talks about how being mixed race has affected her life and shaped the way she came to be today.

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.

Migration Month Podcast Episode 3

Coming from a multicultural background, how does it feel to grow up in a predominantly “white” society? Check out one Norwegian’s story and how she had to embrace the overwhelming effects of migration.

Migration Month Podcast Episode 2

How does it feel like to be a mixed-race child? Growing up in a multicultural environment with different values and cultures mixed into one. Check out our migration stories and understand the meaning of finding your “identity.”

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.

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.

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.

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