Melanie Lidman

Correspondent for Africa and the Middle East

Melanie Lidman is a freelance journalist in Israel who covers Africa and the Middle East for Global Sisters Report. Originally from Boston and a graduate of the University of Maryland, she also works for the iTimes of Israel and has filed work for National Catholic Reporter. Previously, Melanie was the Jerusalem metro reporter for the Jerusalem Post. Though Israel has one of the highest concentration of journalists in the world, Lidman is one of the only who travels to news events almost exclusively by bicycle, which she calls Savlanut (patience). You can follow her on Twitter at @melanielidman.

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Articles by Melanie Lidman

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St. Louis Sisters' mission in rural Ethiopia has adventures, challenges, and beauty Aug 25, 2016 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Dr. Antonia Redito, ministering in Ethiopia no matter the method Jul 14, 2016 Story : Blog
In Ethiopia, a little round house is the strongest medicine against women's labor complications Jul 14, 2016 Story : News
Electronic waste: Informal economy supports thousands in Ghana slum Jun 13, 2016 Story : News
Oops, it's Easter -- and other surprises from Ethiopia Jun 6, 2016 Story : Blog
Q & A with Dinknesh Amanuel, helping sisters gain 'theological confidence' May 31, 2016 Story : Blog
Ghana's once-laudable health insurance plan puts Catholic hospital at financial risk May 30, 2016 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Abeba Hadgu, empowering women in Ethiopia May 24, 2016 Story : Blog
Illegal gold mining in Ghana undercuts church's plans for land, threatens environment and lives May 16, 2016 Story : News
Sisters in Ghana gain self-sufficiency with juice- and water-bottling operation Apr 26, 2016 Story : News
Lack of education among sisters a challenge for Tanzania formators Apr 11, 2016 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Mary Owusu Frimpong, bringing health care to the margins Apr 5, 2016 Story : Blog
Dormitory expansion in Tanzania is slow but keeps girls in school Mar 29, 2016 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Angelina Gerharz, founder of Porter Girls Project in Ghana Feb 23, 2016 Story : Blog
Tanzanian girls: Independent and in charge of their own futures Feb 22, 2016 Story : News
Albinism in Africa: Sisters, activists counter violence with education, protection Feb 8, 2016 Story : News
Harvesting economic independence in Tanzania Feb 4, 2016 Story : Blog
Sharing voices of sisters in Tanzania and Kenya Jan 28, 2016 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Imelda Gaurwa, the first Tanzanian Grail Sister Jan 21, 2016 Story : Blog
One girl in Kenya finds a safe haven from FGM, and a future Jan 13, 2016 Story : News
In rural Kenya, a path to adulthood without female genital mutilation Jan 11, 2016 Story : News
Digging deep for inner peace Dec 22, 2015 Story : Blog
Q & A with Sr. Mercy Kariuki, hostel director Dec 10, 2015 Story : Blog
Sisters in Africa discuss: Anticipating Pope Francis' visit Nov 20, 2015 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Patricia Lanigan: The art of listening Nov 19, 2015 Story : Blog