#Middle East

  • Article: This Woman Opened a Gym So Women Can Defend Themselves. Now She's Trained Over 15,000
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Opened a Gym So Women Can Defend Themselves. Now She's Trained Over 15,000

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 24, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In 2012, Lina Khalifeh opened the first women’s self-defense kickboxing studio in Jordan. Read more

  • Article: Children in Mosul Return to School After 3 Years Under ISIS Rule
    Education

    Children in Mosul Return to School After 3 Years Under ISIS Rule

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 10, 2017

    In damaged schools there is shortage of supplies, no running water and desks needed. Read more

  • Article: This Indian Nun Rescues Women From Sex Slavery
    Girls & Women

    This Indian Nun Rescues Women From Sex Slavery

    Aug. 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Now she is calling on the government to do their part in ending exploitation. Read more

  • Article: Why 8 Charities Have Partnered With Facebook, Google, Others to Fight Famine
    Food & Hunger

    Why 8 Charities Have Partnered With Facebook, Google, Others to Fight Famine

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 17, 2017

    An estimated 20 million are at-risk of famine, yet interest in combating hunger is decreasing. Read more

  • Article: The Infuriating Reason Men Say They Catcall Women on the Street
    Girls & Women

    The Infuriating Reason Men Say They Catcall Women on the Street

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Ugh. Read more

  • Article: A Man Wants to Drag an Iceberg to the Middle East, Because Climate Change
    Environment

    A Man Wants to Drag an Iceberg to the Middle East, Because Climate Change

    By Meghan Werft|May 9, 2017

    Abdullah Alshehi has a gargantuan idea. Read more

  • Article: Two Thirds of Middle Eastern Men Think Women Belong at Home: Study
    Girls & Women

    Two Thirds of Middle Eastern Men Think Women Belong at Home: Study

    May 3, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "It is not just men who uphold the patriarchy, women buy into a lot of these attitudes as well." Read more

  • Article: Is Desalination the Answer to Water Shortages?
    Water & Sanitation

    Is Desalination the Answer to Water Shortages?

    By Meghan Werft|Sept. 1, 2016

    With severe droughts affecting over 36 countries could the solution lie in the ocean? Read more