Rowena McNaughton

Rowena McNaughton

Rowena McNaughton is an Australian citizen, psychology and marketing graduate, with a passion for social justice, environment and the need to give respect and space for one's personal narrative. Rowena works in international development based in Jordan.
    • Escape from slavery

      Amman, Jordan – Ghem knew if she didn’t flee the house immediately she may never have another opportunity of escape. The 23-year old Filipino house cleaner’s “madam” had forgotten to lock the front door of the home she had been working, and not been able to leave for three...
    • Photo by: Marc Veraart / (CC BY-SA 2.0) / Source: Flickr

      The ownership of the female body

      Amman, Jordan – “The key,” Dr Hana Banat says, as she pauses in her pacing to emphasise, “is that we have to get women believing they have more roles to play than just being a mother”. She repeats the sentence for effect. The sounds of shuffling of papers and...