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Bringing beauty to a refugee camp


A wedding salon in the Zaatari refugee camp brings a sense of normalcy to many Syrian women. CNN’s Atika Shubert reports.



January 27, 2014 · 7:43 pm

UNDP’s Video for Elimination of Violence Against Women

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November 25, 2013 · 5:06 pm

“Wadjda” Official Trailer

Here’s a trailer to the film “Wadjda” that follows a young girl in Saudi Arabia. What makes the film additionally awesome is that it’s the first film to EVER be fully shot in Saudi Arabia! Not only that, but it was directed by a FEMALE! Definitely worth checking out and seeing if it will be playing in your area!

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October 16, 2013 · 8:26 pm

You go girl! Arabian Woman Driving Video

Woman defies driving ban in Saudi Arabia…and records it on video!!

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October 10, 2013 · 7:58 pm

She Who Tells a Story: Female lens on Iran and the Arab world

See the fascinating video at the BBC Link attached above. Really interesting cinematography!

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September 19, 2013 · 2:30 pm