Identity conversations in Japan, a midwife in Afghanistan and a Palestinian running for mayor in Jerusalem

September 10, 2018
Dr. Rona Abidi Shayan heads the Midwifery Helpline Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Dr. Rona Abidi Shayan heads the Midwifery Helpline Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Farzana Wahidy/PRI

The historic win and controversial game at the women's US Open has sparked conversations about identity in Japan. Plus, a new series about the lives of women in Afghanistan. Also, today we meet a midwife who once dressed up as a man so she could take a neighbor to the hospital. Finally, digitizing lost letters from 17th and 18th century.

Identity conversations in Japan, a midwife in Afghanistan and a Palestinian running for mayor in Jerusalem

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September 10, 2018

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Artist: The New Mastersounds
Label: One Note Records
Song: Jind Mahi
Artist: PunjabTronix
Label: Asian Arts Agency
Song: Soc Pow Tum
Artist: Muntchako
Label: Showlivre
Artist: Sonido Gallo Negro
Label: Glitterbeat Records

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