MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?
Thalia Arawi hopes to bring genital mutilation and gender equality to the forefront of the public’s mind.
The culture of silence surrounding miscarriage adds a further strain to the ability of female faculty members to succeed in academe, the writer says.
After being personally sexually harassed inside the campus, the writer calls the American University in Cairo to adopt more stringent measures against sexual harassment.
Why women in academe feel our bodies are ‘always under watch’.
In an open appeal to the Jordanian King, the writer explains the importance of reviewing the curriculum in the Kingdom, which is full of exclusionary ideology.
A student seeking a master’s degree got an unpleasant surprise when she showed up at her dormitory.
Haifa Jamal Al-Lail spoke with Al-Fanar Media about the challenges Saudi universities face and the obstacles and opportunities for women in higher education.
The writer researches the direct and hidden gender biases in school textbooks, and the negative messages they convey about women’s economic participation.
In the wake of a widely publicized sexual-harassment incident on an Egyptian campus, the author proposes a way to ease the problem.