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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.
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by Francois Verster
The Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town was once once a bastion of apartheid exclusivity. Today it is a mix of age, race, gender, religion, wealth status, and sexual orientation. In a country that will not fully deal with past or present, is all as it appears?
Global Perspectives Collection
by David Shadrack Smith and Charlotte Mangin
When a group of Moroccan street children are invited to take part in a treehouse building workshop, they find themselves and their lives unexpectedly transformed.
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.