Witness - Al Jazeera English


Beauty Behind Bars

Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?

Bird of dawn

A composer struggles to host a concert featuring female singers as public performances by women are banned in Iran.

Saving Levy

Follow the journey of a former gang member as he heals the wounds of his past and tries to imagine a better future.

I Am The River

A rare insight into 19th century New Zealand and a Maori tribe's struggle to protect their cultural heritage.

Suzete's Battle

Dynamic teenager Suzete Sangula fights to make women's rights a reality in Mozambique, one step at a time.

Dr Sarmast's Music School

Afghanistan's Institute of Music helps revitalise a ruined culture and gives children a chance to transform their lives.

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Field of Hope

One woman's enterprise helps DR Congo's rape survivors find healing and an independent income through farming.

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