Fighting for my rights by E. – Palestine

I want to talk about my story. A story of struggle of every girl who grows older and didn't find marriage. I was the only girl in my family, surrounded by my brothers so I had to suffer a lot and fight for my rights. I couldn't speak up because I was raised in a … Continue reading Fighting for my rights by E. – Palestine

First travel: Denmark by Alaa, Palestine

It is a somewhat of a struggle for a girl like me in a patriarchal society to travel abroad. It is especially not accepted to travel alone. However,  traveling abroad is my dream, my goal, and a type of personal success. I applied to many different programs abroad to help me achieve this goal. In … Continue reading First travel: Denmark by Alaa, Palestine

Amazing changes are happening by Wiem Alkkari, Tunisia

I have experienced  drastic changes throughout my life. My name is Wiem and I am from Tunisia.Since the events of 2011,  I am not the same person before these events or after it. If you knew  me before 2011, you would recognise me as a young, shy girl, who was quite isolated and lived according … Continue reading Amazing changes are happening by Wiem Alkkari, Tunisia

The Breaking Point Maryam Al-Kubati, Yemen

It was early September 2007; I had just received my exam results for my secondary school test (thnawiya alamma). I was overly excited  for my future as  my father had promised that I would be allowed to travel to Malaysia for my bachelor’s degree. I didn't bother about the grades, after all, my father would … Continue reading The Breaking Point Maryam Al-Kubati, Yemen