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Refugee Women Use Their Voices Through Digital Storytelling

Refugee Women Use Their Voices Through Digital Storytelling

Storytelling is innate to humans. For millennia, ever since cave paintings were used to record practices, storytelling in all its different forms and genres has contributed to rich cultural traditions from one generation to the next. Like people themselves, storytelling methods have changed over time. Digital storytelling is one such approach. Digital storytelling was originally used in community development, […]

Syrian Refugees Transform Crisis Into A Drama

Syrian Refugees Transform Crisis Into A Drama

Amid the familiar bustle of daily life in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, something out of the ordinary is taking place in a dusty yard outside one of the many thousands of shelters. A dozen or so refugees are busy erecting sets, setting up lights and cameras, and donning makeup and costumes. Ahmed Hareb and his […]

Louise Linton’s Zambia Is Not The Zambia I know

Louise Linton’s Zambia Is Not The Zambia I know

When I first saw Louise Linton’s story on The Telegraph’s website about how her dream gap year in Zambia had turned into a nightmare I couldn’t believe what I was reading. She’d described 12-inch spiders, rebels taking over the country and the war in the Congo being between the Hutu and Tutsi people. At first […]