Oman

“Don’t let anything stand in your way”: An Afghan girl’s message to her peers

As my assignment in Afghanistan was coming to an end, I found myself reflecting on two years in this beautiful and troubled land. If there is a common theme from my many missions and discussions, it’s the strength, resilience and selflessness of women …

by · Monday, 12 April 2021 · Afghanistan, Oman

Roma face tougher challenges during coronavirus

“The situation of the Roma community, struggling with deep poverty and discrimination, has deepened during the pandemic,” Elmas Arus, chairwoman …

by · Wednesday, 7 April 2021 · Oman, Turkey

The Russian Woman Lost Her Face Due To The Fire. She Spent Her Life In Poverty And Hate But …

She Spent Her Life In Poverty And Hate But Did Not Give Up. By: – Raghu mandal. Friday, 5 March 2021, 12:10 EST. Modified date: Friday, 5 March …

by · Friday, 5 March 2021 · Oman, Philippines

Solenn Heussaff deletes ‘poverty porn’ photo, says sorry

I did not want to romanticize the poverty of the everyday Pinoy or the resiliency that we naturally have. I really hoped to honor our people by being truthful …

by · Friday, 5 March 2021 · Oman, Philippines

Lizada: Depth

Bitterness, greed, lust, ambition, materialism, poverty, corruption, and all other inescapable things. Like the Samaritan woman we say to Jesus, you …

by · Tuesday, 2 March 2021 · Oman, Philippines

Finding poetry in the mundane

In another viewpoint, the exhibit also renounces the idea of poverty being overlooked and romanticized. By openly discussing the reasons behind the …

by · Thursday, 18 February 2021 · Oman, Philippines

Ethnic minority women succeed with start-ups

Nung minority woman Nguyen Thi Thai had been living in poverty for nearly 20 years. She was always dependent on her husband, like many other …

by · Monday, 9 November 2020 · Oman, Vietnam

Held hostage in Saudi Arabia for over 15 years, a Nepali woman pleads for rescue

But her hopes to pull her family out of poverty were dashed when her employer refused to pay her a salary. Born to a family of Magar, Sharmila had a …

by · Saturday, 7 November 2020 · Nepal, Oman, Saudi Arabia

Afghan Woman Loses Three Husbands To War

But his family’s poverty and a lack of opportunities led him to join the newly created Afghan Army in 2003. The following year, he was killed in a clash …

by · Friday, 4 September 2020 · Afghanistan, Oman

Congresswoman Ging Suansing helps put up polytechnic state colleges in Aliaga and Cuyapo

She believes that education can help the underprivileged rise from poverty and be guaranteed a brighter future. Way to go, Congresswoman Suansing …

by · Friday, 4 September 2020 · Oman, Philippines