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Iraq

Gender Human Rights Inequality Social Sciences Students

Gender Studies Center in Iraqi Kurdistan Challenges Traditional Ideas

Kira Walker | 22 Mar 2021

In a region where gender studies programs are rare, a new center at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, is opening eyes—and minds.

Gender Refugees Research Science

Forum for Women in Science Urges Efforts to Help Refugees

Roufan Nahhas | 15 Mar 2021

The recent World Forum for Women in Science stressed the role of science and education in improving refugees’ lives and the world.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Students

Zeana Atarbashi: Women and History Inspire an Engineer-Turned-Artist

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Mar 2021

The Iraqi-Canadian artist Zeana Atarbashi draws on the heritage of her hometown, Mosul, and the life-giving power of women.

Faculty Gender Inequality Profiles Research

Jala Makhzoumi: A Landscape Architect in a Race to Stop Desertification

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 11 Mar 2021

The Iraqi landscape architect Jala Makhzoumi bridges academic research and practical support in the quest for a greener region.

Curriculum Employment Faculty Students Teaching

Fewer Young Iraqis Choose to Study Archaeology

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Feb 2021

Iraq needs experts to work on its thousands of heritage sites, but with job prospects dim, fewer Iraqi youth are eager to study archaeology.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Collection Brings Pioneering Iraqi Poet to New Audiences

M. Lynx Qualey | 17 Dec 2020

Though considered “one of the most significant Arab writers of the twentieth century,” Nazik al-Mala’ika was little known in English. A new bilingual edition creates a fuller portrait of her work.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Human Rights Students

Attacks on Yemeni Higher Education Highlighted in ‘Free to Think’ Report

Burton Bollag | 20 Nov 2020

The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Refugees Schools Students Technology & Online Learning

In Iraq, War and Marriage Are Frequent Obstacles to Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 12 Nov 2020

The pandemic is just one additional obstacle that is preventing girls from getting an education in a country with a chaotic and conflict-ridden recent history.

Coronavirus Gender Human Rights Inequality

Pandemic May Reverse a Quarter Century of Arab-World Progress on Child Marriage

Jabeen Bhatti | 04 Nov 2020

Child marriage rates improved in the Middle East and North Africa over a 25-year period, but those gains could now be undermined.

Gender Human Rights Refugees

Missing Students: The Stories of 3 Child Brides

Jabeen Bhatti, Rasha Faek, Riham Alkousaa | 28 Oct 2020

Millions of girls in the Arab world end up as child brides: Some are forced to marry by their parents, for money or protection or due to cultural expectations; others want to escape poverty or an abusive home. All of them regret leaving school.




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