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Didem Tali

Didem Tali

Guest Blogger

Didem Tali is a multimedia journalist whose collaborations have included The New York Times, Al Jazeera, BBC, Financial Times, The Guardian, and many more. With a passion for gender and international development issues, she has reported from Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Read her stories at www.didemtali.com and follow her on Twitter @didem_tali.

Articles

Syrian women have a message: Drop earrings, not bombs

Syrian women have a message: Drop earrings, not bombs

By — May 16, 2017
Emerging from a crowd of around a dozen women, Farida, a 32-year-old Syrian refugee living in Istanbul, stood in front of a cabinet full of bright and colorful threads and beads. Looking at the materials with friends, she mused what color she should use for her next earring project. “Let’s not use orange and pink this time,” she murmured to one of her friends, another Syrian refugee. more »