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Dignity in Displacement: Syrian Women Refugees Rebuild Their Lives Abroad

Dignity in Displacement: Syrian Women Refugees Rebuild Their Lives Abroad

AMAL AL-MUGDAD WAS always devout, but as the Syrian conflict engulfed her hometown of Dera’a, her prayers grew increasingly desperate. Rising daily before dawn, the slight young woman unrolled her prayer mat, her ears strained for the sound of bullets. On her knees in the dark, she begged for peace in her country and mercy for her people. By daylight, though, there were few signs that Allah had heard her plea. Regime aircraft rattled against the sky. Neighborhood streets grew inscrutable, blocked by shifting checkpoints and sprawling rubble... [Read More at The Intercept]

 

Book Review: “Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening”

Book Review: “Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening”