Al Jazeera Close Up. As one of a few female mental health professionals in Syria’s Idlib province, Abeer al-Faris has her work cut out for her. Every day, she gets up at the crack of dawn to manage the Dar al-Amal Education Village, an independent care centre for widows and orphans of war.
In this episode of The Stream, we sit down with Nikesh Shukla to discuss parenting, race and finding joy in a sometimes dismal world.
In this episode of The Stream, we’ll ask why the media treats women this way and look at what the broader impacts are for women’s health and safety.
Millennium Arts: Studio B Unscripted - Elif Shafak and Wole Soyinka
Watch the trailer for Miles in the Life - the first documentary told by an actual member of Black Mafia Family (BMF).
This film from Al Jazeera follows the Slemani ultras. They have given a voice to women in a culture where they are often expected to adopt traditional female roles. These women have changed the face of football fans, as well as challenged cultural norms. They are non-violent, loud and proud, and most importantly they love football!
They are unknown and underpaid, but Bollywood's stunt performers take life-threatening risks to entertain movie fans. This documentary from Al Jazeera's 101 East series explores why so many young Indian stunt performers are drawn to the bright lights of Bollywood for little reward.