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Step into the world of love and witchcraft with our NextGen!

September 25, 2014

This story was originally published in The Riveter Magazine on September 19. Click HERE to read in on The Riveter.

NextGen Ailsa Sachdev spoke lifted the curtain on fortune tellers in Morocco and their important role in many women’s lives.

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(Illustration by Laura Hlavsa)

The first time Salma consulted a shawafa, or witch, she went with friends on a lark, solely for entertainment. When the shawafa predicted that she would never get married,

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Love and Witchcraft in Morocco

Love and Witchcraft in Morocco

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on September 19, 2014 at 3:40 pm

This story originally appeared in The Riveter magazine. Click HERE to read it there.

WOMEN IN MOROCCO TURN TO WITCHES, OR SHAWAFAS, FOR LOVE AND THERAPY.

article and photos by Ailsa Sachdev

top illustration by Lora Hlavsa

The first time Salma consulted a shawafa,

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September 10, 2014

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September 4, 2014

We’re on the ground in Morocco
Nineteen student reporters and photographers
from US colleges and universities just arrived
for our journalism program in Morocco.

Check out ReportingMorocco.org for more about
this program, news from Morocco and the
student’s reporting and photography,
produced in partnership with Moroccan
journalism students. Click on the image below for a
link to their on-line magazine.

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These Salvadoran parents detail their sons' harrowing journey to meet them in the US

August 19, 2014

Reporter Jennifer Collins

August 18, 2014 · 6:15 PM EDT

This story originally appeared on PRI’s The World. Click HERE to hear it.


Credit: Courtesy of Pablo and Maria

Pabloand Maria sent for their two sons, 11-year-old Juan and 9-year-old PabloJr. They were detained in Texas and transferred to a few centers along the southwest before they were sent to a shelter for unaccompanied minors in Miami and then reunited with their parents in Maryland.

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An unforgettable story of migration from one family's perspective

This story was originally published on August 19, 2014 on PRI’s The World. CLICK HERE to hear it.

Next Gen journalist Jennifer Collins brings us the story of one Salvadoran family through the eyes of many. This story is a part in a series in collaboration with journalists Manuel Ureste (whose work you can read HERE on AnimalPolitico in Spanish), Eric Lemus and Julia Botero.

More than 50,000 underage migrants, mostly from Central America,

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Next Gens Hannah Rehak and William Matsuda on underage marriages in Morocco

July 21, 2014

This article appeared in the GlobalPost. Read it HERE.
Hannah Rehak July 21, 2014 06:22

The Moroccan legal code forbids girls under age 18 to marry, but exceptions are granted most of the time.

RABAT, Morocco — Salima Dakani has a bruised right hand, two children, and nowhere to sleep tonight.

She is only 19, but she bears the weight of a woman who says she has spent years tortured by a man addicted to drugs and violence,

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Underage Moroccan girls married off with judges' consent

This article was published by the Global Post. Read it HERE.

Hannah RehakJuly 21, 2014 06:22

The Moroccan legal code forbids girls under age 18 to marry, but exceptions are granted most of the time.

RABAT, Morocco — Salima Dakani has a bruised right hand, two children, and nowhere to sleep tonight.

She is only 19, but she bears the weight of a woman who says she has spent years tortured by a man addicted to drugs and violence,

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Our Next Gen Zanna McKay looks into the ancient art of Italian liqueurs

July 19, 2014

This article was published by Zester Daily on July 17, 2014.

 

Travelers who spend more than a few weeks in Italy likely will find themselves around a local family’s dinner table, sipping homemade liqueur.

Initially invented for medicinal purposes by 13th-century Italian monks, liqueurs (liquore in Italian) have become a source of regional pride, with Italians still drinking and customizing those original recipes today.

 

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Tips To Create Fresh Liqueurs With A Tuscan Spirit

This article was published by Zester Daily on July 17, 2014.

 

 

 

Travelers who spend more than a few weeks in Italy likely will find themselves around a local family’s dinner table, sipping homemade liqueur.

Initially invented for medicinal purposes by 13th-century Italian monks, liqueurs (liquore in Italian) have become a source of regional pride, with Italians still drinking and customizing those original recipes today.

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