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My Homeland’s Greatest Untapped Resource: STEM-Educated Women

Investing in the education of women and girls in Afghanistan will lead the country to social and economic prosperity. Fereshteh Forough, founder of the first coding school in Afghanistan, writes about challenging the gender norms to allow women and girls to break into STEM careers.

Fereshteh Forough
Fereshteh Forough is the Co-Founder of Code to Inspire. She was born a refugee in Iran during the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan. She now lives in New York.
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Displaced Dinners' Founder to Launch Refugee Food Festival

After the success of the Displaced Dinners Series in New York, restaurateur Nas Jab, owner of Mazeish Grill, wants the attention of world's leaders. He is preparing the first Refugee Food Festival to happen during the UN General Assembly in New York.

Hajer Naili
Hajer Naili is a Journalist and the Communications and Social Media Coordinator at IOM Washington, D.C. She previously worked as a web-reporter/photojournalist for the New-York based publication Women's eNews and was a freelancer for Al Jazeera Plus.
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Smugglers Preying on Ethiopian Migrant Children Is Too Common

These are the stories of three Ethiopian boys lured by economic opportunities abroad. Young and naive, they suffered violence and extortion at the hands of unscrupulous smugglers.

Hajer Naili
Hajer Naili is a Journalist and the Communications and Social Media Coordinator at IOM Washington, D.C. She previously worked as a web-reporter/photojournalist for the New-York based publication Women's eNews and was a freelancer for Al Jazeera Plus.

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