Raya Al-Jadir

CarelessRaya Al-Jadir is an Iraqi-British freelance translator, writer and proof-reader. She holds an English degree from Queen Mary’s college, University of London, where she also read Renaissance Studies for a master’s degree. She is currently researching a PhD thesis entitled ‘ The role of servants in political matters in early modern drama’. Raya has also taught English to refugees and migrants as a volunteer at The Migrants Resource Centre and worked at both Amnesty International and Equality and Human Rights Commission. Currently, she volunteers for various charity projects and research centres. Raya is a keen blogger and campaigner for disability rights issues and has her own site ‘Careless’. Her main interest is promoting disability awareness especially among Arabs and Muslims.


Discovering Sushi Islam

Watanili: Helping Syrian children to rediscover childhood

Hijabs and the beautiful game

One year on: The curing power of solar energy

Ramadan with a handicap

Putting Palestine on the culinary map

Syria and the scent of nostalgia


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