Syria Direct spoke to four women working as on-camera reporters and print journalists in HTS-held Idlib city to learn what they experience in their male-dominated profession.
One of the largest barriers to womens' professional advancement and ability to support the family in Idlib is a lack of investment in women and their training facilities.
AMMAN- It’s 1 a.m. and Dalia is driving home after a long day of work. The passing cars illuminate the otherwise dark road but do little to comfort her.
New legal initiative launches for ‘invisible’ families of Syria’s countless detained and disappeared
The stories are often similar, repeated tens of thousands of times over: uniforms bursting through the door, loved ones taken away. Then, the silence.
‘When things happen in the dark, there’s a higher risk that abuses occur’: HRW’s Nadim Houry on post-IS transitional justice
Seemingly endless lines of Islamic State fighters streamed out of the group's last pocket, Baghouz, last weekend as US-backed fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces rendered the thin strip of riverbank into a surrealistic sea of empty tents and abandoned cars. By Saturday morning, defeat was finally announced.
Syria’s 2011 uprising gave hundreds of Syrian journalists a new voice to tell their country’s story. But have men and women been given an equal voice? What if the language we use to describe Syrian issues is, in and of itself, biased? What if we’re missing half the story?
For Syrian pianist and singer Salam Susu, music is about more than just a career.
As a stateless Palestinian from Syria who has spent the past eight years in exile since fleeing her home—first in Algeria and now in Denmark—Samara Sallam often finds herself grappling with questions of identity and belonging.
Cooking startups have gained popularity among Syrian refugee women in Jordan as an alternative source of income, with economic conditions increasingly difficult for many families and international aid dwindling.
Hop onto any one of the public minibuses parked on the street outside, and you can be in Damascus in about an hour or two. It’s one of many reminders of home here at Women Now, a center run by Syrian women refugees in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley.