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Making Waves

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Making Waves: how Catherine Shovlin is bringing a sense of community to a refugee camp

A radio soap opera is bridging social gaps in Azraq refugee camp. Florence Derrick meets its champion.

Filed in: Jordan and Syria

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Making Waves: Charlie Lowthian-Rickert

Sian Griffiths meets a 10-year-old who is already a veteran transgender activist.

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Making Waves: Sakena Yacoobi

Veronique Mistiaen meets Afghanistan’s ‘mother of education’, who for more than two decades has been transforming lives through community-based learning.

Filed in: Afghanistan

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Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria.

Filed in: Media and Syria

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Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.

Filed in: Iran

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Interview with Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Cristiana Moisescu talks to the Bahraini activist, who smiles in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Bahrain and Human Rights

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Making Waves: Catherine Hamlin

Sofi Lundin meets Catherine Hamlin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and doctor extraordinaire.

Filed in: Health

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Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Lydia James reports on a courageous drama project, which is putting transitional justice centre stage in the war-torn country.

Filed in: Afghanistan, Conflict and

Stepping up for Syrian refugees

Jordanian translator Maha Alasil is going to extraordinary lengths to help, reports Nigel Wilson.

Filed in: Conflict, Human Rights, Jordan, Refugees and Syria

Introducing... Kenya's dam buster

Ikal Angelei is winning the fight to save Lake Turkana from Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam.

Filed in: Dams and Kenya

African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

Filed in: Ageing, Energy, Sustainability and Women

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