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by Rosa Rogers
Morocco’s first female religious leaders set out to change their country in a quiet social revolution.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World
by Samia Chala and Patrice Barrat
Through her curiosity and self-discovery, Chahinaz, a 20-year-old Algerian student, begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world.
Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection
by Mai Iskander
The world’s largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The Zabaleen (Arabic for “garbage people”) recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood.
Global Voices, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection
by Stefano Strocchi and Stefano Tealdi
A polite Italian travel agent and an authoritarian Moroccan immigrant, two very different men from two different cultures, try to manage a diverse group of people traveling from Italy to Morocco.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Leila Menjou and Sherief Elkatsha
Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election’s legitimacy.
Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens
A young Moroccan woman, who is soon to be married off, defies all taboos and embarks on a quest with her American friend to find answers to urgent questions about sex, virginity, and Islam.