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Mal Amal Podcast tells the stories of hundreds of thousands of migrant and local workers who experience hardships and challenges during their daily work. This series is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Mal Amal Podcast tells the stories of hundreds of thousands of migrant and local workers who experience hardships and challenges during their daily work. This series is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Location:

United States

Description:

Mal Amal Podcast tells the stories of hundreds of thousands of migrant and local workers who experience hardships and challenges during their daily work. This series is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Language:

English


Episodes

Karama

7/29/2020
In this episdoe, we will learn more about Dar Karama which fosters the victims of human trafficking in Jordan. Produced and hosted by Anas Damra, edited by Tala Alessa, sound editing by Tayseer Kabbani, publishing and outreach by Maram Alnabali and Jana Qazzaz, design by Mohammad Zatari. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:16:38

Merely a Commodity

7/29/2020
In this episode, we listen to Ryson, who arrived in Jordan when she was only 18 and had her passport confiscated and did not receive any paycheks for several years. Produced and hosted by Anas Damra, edited by Yacoub Abughosh, sound editing by Tayseer Kabbani, publishing and outreach by Maram Alnabali and Jana Qazzaz, design by Mohammad Zatari. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:26:49

Do Jordanians want to work?

2/27/2020
In this episode: we interview Jordanians seeking employment, employers explain why they sometimes prefer migrant workers, and experts answer the question: what kind of work are Jordanians looking for? Produced and presented by Lina Shannak, audio engineered by Taseer Kabbani, and edited by Sabreen Taha. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:13:12

Who creates jobs in Jordan?

2/27/2020
In this episode, we consider the government’s policies which aimed to “Jordanize” of some sectors of the labor market, policies that halted migrant recruitment to make room for Jordanians and address unemployment. We look at some of these policies to see if they have made any progress. We also interview government officials and experts on labor issues to get their opinions on what went right and what went wrong. Produced by Anas Damra, presented by Lina Shannak, audio engineered by Tayseer...

Duration:00:15:13

Children of Jordanian mothers in the workforce: We are not foreigners!

2/27/2020
In this episode: we talk to young people born to Jordanian mothers and non-Jordanian fathers about how their status has changed over the years, as well as speak to advocates for the rights of young people like those we interview. Produced and presented by Lina Shannak, audio engineered by Taseer Kabbani, and edited by Sabreen Taha. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:12:26

إعلان بودكاست دُمْ تَكْ الموسم الثاني

12/31/2019
في بودكاست " دُمْ تَكْ" بنروي قصص عن الموسيقى العربية، في الموسم الأول واللي كتب جزء منه فريق معازف، روينا قصص بتستحقّ نحتفي فيها عن سيرة فنّانات عربيّات، موهبتهم جابتلهم وجعة راس بحياتهم، بس أنتجتلنا مخزون موسيقي منروّق فيه راسنا. وفي الموسم الثاني، رح ناخدكم برحلة صوتية بنمرّ من خلالها على كل ألوان الموسيقى الدارجة في العالم العربي، ورح نتعرّف على فنّانين وفنّانات شكّلوا ثقافة جيلنا الموسيقية. وكمان رح نستعرض أنواع موسيقى مثل البوب والروك والراي، ورح نروي قصص عن وجودها بالوطن العربي، وعن...

Duration:00:04:19

Foreign Workers and Housewives of Jordan

7/22/2019
In this episode we hear from female foreign workers about their experiences of love, marriage and childbirth in Jordan. One of them tells us of being forced to leave her child in her home country and another talks to us of her struggle to pay rent and live with her children in Amman. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:12:42

Repeated Thefts: What can we do?

7/22/2019
In this episode several foreign workers tell us of their experience of theft and their decision to stay silent instead of reporting the issue. They state that as foreigners in Jordan, reporting crimes is pointless. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:09:20

Pakistanis in Jordan: Foreign Workers or Part of the Country

7/22/2019
In this podcast we listen to the stories of Ibrahim who migrated to Jordan from Pakistan as a child with his family and settled in the country. Since then, he got married and had a family. His children consider Jordan their country but it isn’t as simple as that unfortunately as everyone still treats them like foreigners. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:09:42

Illicit Egyptian Employment: Who is responsible?

7/22/2019
In this episode, we explore the situation of Egyptan workers who although are in possession of work permits for the agricultural sector, ignore this and work in other sectors as well. They violate the law but who is responsible for this transgression? This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:13:09

Illegal Employment: How else can we survive?

7/22/2019
In this episode, we're listening to the stories of Sudanese refugees who didn’t intend to remain in Jordan but found themselves stuck here. It’s difficult for them to work legally but a need to survive and support their families obliges them to find a way to do so, no matter the consequences. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:11:57

Awaiting a Public Pardon

7/22/2019
In this episode of ‘Mal Amal’ we’re listening to the stories of domestic workers currently living in shelters. They're waiting for their rights to be reinstated so they can fulfil their sole aim of to returning home to their country and family. This episode is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. All opinions are the author’s own.

Duration:00:10:33