July 24, 2012 7:00 PM
POSTPONED Jordan’s Secret Shame
ORGANISED BY BBC ARABIC
Followed by a Q&A with undercover reporter Hanan Khandagji
BBC Arabic investigation has uncovered cases where children had been seriously injured in Jordan’s private care homes for the mentally disabled. The film also uncovers allegations of sexual abuse at one private care home. Hanan Khandagji is the undercover reporter who produced BBC Arabic’s investigative documentary Jordan’s Secret Shame. The film explores care homes abuse of disable children in Jordan, which received massive media coverage as well as a reaction from the public and the Jordanian government alike.