Category Archives: Mid East

Syrian Women Leading in Host Communities

A seven-year-old girl snatches the camera away first, intent on being the photographer for what has quickly become an impromptu photo shoot with three other friends. In the otherwise empty classroom in a village north of Amman, Jordan, Manal sweeps … Continue reading

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Photo Story: Two camps side by side, on differences and shared experience

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Azraq Camp, in the northeastern region of Jordan, opened to Syrian refugee intake in April 2014. Its absorption capacity sits at 60,000, with land allocated in 2013 to take in up to 130,000 Syrian refugees. And yet, the population of … Continue reading

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Zaatari’s Potential Aid to the Education Problem

Editor’s Note: All names of Syrian refugees have been changed to protect anonymity. This is a part of a larger article, which can be read here.  Education is a crucial element in youth development, economic stability and, for many, a … Continue reading

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A Camp Through the Eyes of Its Youth

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The Zaatari Refugee Camp near Mafraq in northern Jordan is home to a majority women and children. As the youngest of displaced Syrians increase in number and grow up as refugees, the question of education and the larger one of quality … Continue reading

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Moments Caught from the Palestinian Perspective

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A weekend spent in Palestine’s West Bank took a closer look into the Palestinian side of the conflict and the day-to-day occurrences that make up the coming of age process living under occupation. Day trips took the camera from Bethlehem … Continue reading

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