As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.
Young people from Yemen, even those studying overseas, are caught in the crossfire of the country’s civil war and are either blocked from access to education or at great risk of losing it.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
Science communicator Hashem Al-Ghaili went against his parents’ wishes to pursue a science career.
In Yemen, military factions and tribal groups recruiting children and teenagers for the conflicts there, stunting the young people’s education and psyches.
In a village in southern Yemen, girls are mostly left out of schools. But one girl who managed to get some education now inspires others.
The Saudi-led operation in Yemen has shut down schools and universities and left some of them in ruins.
Female students in Sana’a University’s overcrowded dormitories have to deal with dirty water and a shortage of bathrooms.