Being a woman in a man’s world is not a piece of cake. Being a black woman in a white man’s world is not a piece of cake. Being a black woman from a developing African country in a Western-dominated white man’s world is not a piece of cake. Last but never least, if you are all that and a domestic worker in Lebanon or in the Middle East then you are, my poor helpless friend, entering the rusted locks of modern slavery.Continue reading “Intersectionality in Lebanon”
If you know someone who knows someone who knows the “Za’aim” or political leader, make him read this article. Continue reading “Chou we2fit 3layye?”
This is a Photo Essay. The Photographs tell the story and they are followed by captions for further explanation. The captions are all quotes said by Rana, the Iraqi refugee. she is the narrator of this photo essay: Continue reading “Farewell Iraq: From Baghdad to Zgharta”
Despite the common belief that migrants only fled war zones, Reader and Social Expert Alisha Holland claimed that migrants were affected by various other factors.
Wars change lives and leave a negative impact on people. The war in Syria led to a growing problem which is child marriage. Child marriage has been present for decades but increased dramatically as the war found its way to Syria. In fact, 400 million of the women now aged between 20 and 49 were married before the age of 18 Continue reading “Child Marriage among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon”
في زمن غابت فيه شمس الحق وراء أفق من الظلم و الفساد, أغرقت أمواج المصالح أطفالا أبرياء في قعر بحر اليأس. أطفالا لم يروا من الحياة نورا أو فرحا, أطفالا صرخوا بأعلى الأصوات طالبين يدّا للمساعدة فكتمت هذه اليدّ أصواتهم. Continue reading “…حيث لا يجرؤ أحد على الدخول”
She took her by the hand, shaking from head to toe. She turned and took a final glance, held their luggage, it’s time to go. Continue reading “They named her Syria”
The first image that pops in your mind when you hear the word “Lebanon” might be dreadful. You might think of my country as a battlefield invaded by illiterates, as a war zone filled with terrorists. But little did you know that Continue reading “Lebanon: The brighter side”