Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking the citizens of seven countries from entering the United States could ultimately affect up 17,000 Arab and Iranian students.
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.
With a low student enrollment rate and weak government oversight, education at all levels in Somalia is limping, at best. A few people are trying to change that.