Anorexia and other eating disorders in the Middle East need more academic study, medical and media attention, experts say.
Nemat Shafik, the first female director of the London School of Economics, believes in the importance of quality education for Arab youth and in removing barriers for women.
A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.
In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.
When it comes to the top level of Arab higher education, women are largely missing.
Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.
The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.
Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.
Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance