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The Stories Behind the Statistics

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, it seemed appropriate to report on the progress of women today – how they have gained respect, overcome limitations, and made […]

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Syrian Refugee, Piano Prodigy

Despite having never played before in his life, Tambi can play the piano at the level of a highly trained concert professional. The young Syrian refugee is a prodigy.

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Making Waves and Chasing Dreams in Morocco

In a traditional Muslim country, surfing was understood to be off-limits to local girls, for fear it would reveal their bodies and threaten their modesty. But recently, Moroccan girls are […]

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The First Saudi Woman to Climb Mt. Everest

“They have always called me “the crazy one” because I am so hyperactive and have always been different from most Saudi girls—I am obsessed with sports, being active, being outdoors.”

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How to Read the News

The paradigm of news consumerism has shifted drastically, and no one’s quite sure how to deal with it.

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Yemen Inside Out: Portraits of the People

In February 2014, young Yemeni activists launched Yemen Inside Out, a photography project aimed at breaking outside conceptions of Yemen and revealing the true nature of the country’s youth, hopes, […]

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Poems from Syria

In stark contrast to the flowery, metaphorical poetry common in Syria before the revolution began, today’s poems emerging from the war-torn republic are explicit and visceral, graphic and raw.

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