Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.
In Morocco, a professor of sociology speaks out against a religious sheikh’s unfounded pronouncements on human reproduction.
A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
The political frenzy over accusations of rape against a prominent Islamic scholar obscures the need for more women to feel free to speak out against abuse.
A journalist who interviewed Moroccan women and scholars of sexuality found a widening gap between private sexual practices and public attitudes.
A Palestinian student was barred from studying photojournalism due to her gender. Still, she did not stop to pursue her dream.
Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.
A head teacher in Yemen’s biggest camp for internally displaced people is struggling to keep the doors open – and to prevent girls dropping out.
A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.