Women who wear headscarves are oppressed in male-dominated societies, according to popular belief in the West. While Rim Dawa says her home country of Syria is too patriarchal, the issue is not that simple.
The train, made famous in the 2015 Bond movie "Spectre", trundles tourists between the town of Oujda and the former mining city of Bouarfa along a 350-kilometre-long (215-mile) stretch of desert.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is rich in natural wealth.The country has an abundant supply of copper, gold and diamonds. But after decades of colonial rule, dictatorship and war, the country remains impoverished. More than three quarters of the population live on less than two dollars a day.
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