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
Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.
In Berlin, a production of Euripede’s “Iphigenia in Aulis” recasts the hard choices a heroine once made in the stories of nine refugees.
More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.
In search of better jobs, Tunisian women have started to study vocational subjects traditionally taken only by men.
Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.
In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.
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.