Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.
The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.
Since the revolution a new art form among Tunisia’s youth has provided a political outlet.
New hardships and cuts in financial support have ended studies for some. The war “has killed our future,” one student said.
A faculty-student alliance at New York University charges its Abu Dhabi campus is still at high risk of forced-labor practices: A university report has a much more positive view.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.