Hit By a Motorcycle in Marrakech

“For centuries, the idea that traveling is unsafe for women has been ingrained into societal beliefs, morals and religion. In many countries, there are laws that prohibit women from traveling without male accompaniment and/or permission. However, in present-day America, we have finally begun to understand that in order to stop the ugly truth behind the existential threat that women face, we must create a safer world, not hide from the danger….”

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Finding Salaam in Amman

“ My platinum blonde highlights stuck out like a sore thumb in a crowd of hijabs and dark hair. I was the only student who didn’t live with another American roommate because there were an uneven number of students. I was the odd number. To top it all off, my boyfriend back home had been cheating on me and contacting me almost daily to remind me that it was my fault for our downfall. I was alone….”

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