Country: Jordan

Honour and Shame

Kalud is the first woman butcher in Jordan – a job traditionally regarded as shameful and out of bounds for women. But across Jordan, a new generation of young women like Kalud are now challenging tradition and fighting for their

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Africa and the Middle East, Snapshots of Change

Visions of a Woman

Dr. Nawal Al-Faouri is a local councillor and one of only seven women senators in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Most Jordanians, men and women, have a high standard of education. But women still make up only a quarter of

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Africa and the Middle East, Why Women Count

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