When kids play with fire by Ibtissam Cahbouni, Morocco

On one Sunday morning, my father left very early to play his sport. My mother left the house too because she was enrolled in a training program. On her way, she used to take my little brother, who was then 9 years old, to a Sunday school. I woke up to my sister’s loud voice … Continue reading When kids play with fire by Ibtissam Cahbouni, Morocco

I want you to be a man by Mohamed, Gaza, Palestine

The power was off while the dark sky was moonless, empty, except of some reconnaissance drones that I thought were bright stars in the dawn. Everything was pretty quiet, and everyone from my family inside one room of our small unpainted house was sleeping and snoring on their mattresses without blankets. The atmosphere was really … Continue reading I want you to be a man by Mohamed, Gaza, Palestine

My mum, the Palestinian chef, by Haneen, Gaza – Photo Essay –

I would like to introduce you to the loveliest person in my family: my mom. Every Friday we have special foods made by her loving hands, guided by her wonderful and powerful soul. “As a woman, I am a mother and I really feel comfortable and love cooking for my family,” she says. Every Friday … Continue reading My mum, the Palestinian chef, by Haneen, Gaza – Photo Essay –

A Bedouin Wedding by Nidal, Palestine

When I tell you that my family and I attended a Bedouin wedding this week, what do you think of? Maybe tents, a fire, camels, and sand? Well, of course there are still some Bedouins who live this way, about 50,000 in Palestine and Israel, but the other 150,000 live a sedentary lifestyle. A Bedouin … Continue reading A Bedouin Wedding by Nidal, Palestine

What’s Wrong With My Gender? by Oumaima Fathi, Morocco

When I was a kid, I loved my grandfather’s job. He was a known farmer in the village. I liked the way he planted, how he took care of the farm, and his paramount mission in the family. He was the one in charge of nearly everything, while my grandma and aunts were spending most … Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Gender? by Oumaima Fathi, Morocco