A Greek Classic Resurfaces in Syrian Women’s Voices

Austin Davis / 26 Jan 2018 / News

In Berlin, a production of Euripede’s “Iphigenia in Aulis” recasts the hard choices a heroine once made in the stories of nine refugees.

Women Make Gains as Judges in Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel / 18 Jan 2018 / News

More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.

Tunisian Women Break Employment Stereotypes

Ibtissem Jamel / 19 Dec 2017 / News

In search of better jobs, Tunisian women have started to study vocational subjects traditionally taken only by men.

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.

Moroccan Researcher Follows Impact of Climate Change

Khalid Aitnasser / 29 Jun 2017 / News

Two years after joining NASA’s Atmospheric Sciences Lab, Kholoud Kahime continues her research on climate change and its impact on Morocco’s economy and society.

An Arabian Tree to Fight Cancer

Benjamin Plackett / 23 Jun 2017 / News

Omani researchers are testing the reputed healing effects of frankincense.

Vocational Education: A Neglected Solution in Gaza

Mohammed Othman / 20 Jun 2017 / News

Despite the opportunities that vocational education can provide to support Gaza’s deteriorating economy, many challenges still hinder it.

Researchers Investigate How Trust Collapsed in Syria

Benjamin Plackett / 15 Jun 2017 / News

Social scientists have traced the decline of the intricate social connections in Syrian society. They also recommend ways to restore them.

Cairo University Fights Sexual Harassment

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader / 05 Jun 2017 / News

Professors have been fired and students disciplined under an anti-harassment policy that male and female students support.