War Worsens Plight of Disabled Students in Yemen

Aseell Sarih / 05 Jul 2018 / News

New hardships and cuts in financial support have ended studies for some. The war “has killed our future,” one student said.

NYU Abu Dhabi Work Force Is at Risk, Report Says

Eric J. Lyman / 15 May 2018 / News

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.

Report Details Attacks on Education Worldwide

Edward Fox / 10 May 2018 / News

Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.

Early Marriage Is Back in Spotlight in the Middle East

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter / 20 Mar 2018 / News

Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.

A Refugee Camp’s Teachers Get Some Welcome Global Support

John Dyer, Tonny Onyulo / 04 Mar 2018 / News

A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.

For Many Somali Girls, Education Ends With a Brutal Ritual

Doreen Ajiambo / 02 Mar 2018 / News

Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.

Students’ Lack of Political Engagement Is Cause for Concern, Author Says

Ammar Faris / 15 Dec 2017 / News

A Jordanian academic looks into the reasons for the decline of university students’ political awareness and suggests academic solutions.

Report Shows Arab World’s Differing Opinions on Freedom of Expression

Benjamin Plackett / 08 Dec 2017 / News

Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.

In a Refugee Camp, Classrooms Open Up to Somali Girls

Tonny Onyulo / 05 Dec 2017 / News

Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.

A Team Effort to Combat Domestic Violence

Edward Fox / 28 Nov 2017 / News

In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.