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Gender Human Rights Inequality Policy Social Sciences

Political Attacks on Women’s Studies at Kuwait University Increase Scholars’ Resolve

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 May 2022

Two female academics who launched the university’s women’s and gender studies programme say they will continue their work despite political opposition.

Faculty Quality Control Rankings Students

Kuwait University’s Decline in QS Rankings Stirs Heated Debate on Campus

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 27 Apr 2022

Kuwait University’s place in the QS World University Rankings has been slipping in recent years. Academics differ on whether this means education quality is deteriorating.

Rankings Social Sciences Students Teaching

6 Arab Universities Are Among QS’s Top 100 for Social Science and Management Courses

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 24 Apr 2022

Six Arab universities had social science and management programmes in the top 100 in the latest QS rankings by subject.

Rankings Students

Best-Ranked Engineering and Technology Programmes in the Arab Region

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 15 Apr 2022

Arab universities’ programmes in engineering and technology fared well in the latest global comparisons by QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

Gender Inequality Politics Schools Students

Boys Are at Greater Risk of Dropping Out of School, Unesco Warns

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 13 Apr 2022

A recent Unesco report documents a global increase in boys’ disengagement from education and calls on governments to confront the problem.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

‘Blind Sinbad’: Bothayna Al-Essa Explores a Changing Kuwait, from War to Pandemic

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 11 Apr 2022

The Kuwaiti novelist Bothayna Al-Essa’s “Blind Sinbad: Atlas of the Sea and War” traverses 30 years of change in Kuwait, comparing the faces of war and pandemic.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Students Teaching

Novelist Taleb Alrefai Teaches the Art of Creative Writing Through Workshops

Sayyid Mahmoud | 07 Apr 2022

Arab students with a talent for creative writing find few opportunities to study the art at universities. The Kuwaiti novelist Taleb Alrefai is trying to fill that gap.

Curriculum Faculty Inequality Profiles Social Sciences

A Kuwaiti Professor Makes Disability Awareness Part of Her Teaching

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Mar 2022

Shahd Alshammari, an assistant professor of English literature and women’s studies, wants to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Change starts from the classroom, she says.

Gender Religion Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

Women and Gender Studies at Kuwait University Stir Debates

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Feb 2022

Kuwait University defends Women and Gender Studies’ teaching staff after public figures and clerics question their course.

Inequality Internet Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Inequality in Internet Access Is Greatest in MENA Region, Report Says

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 03 Feb 2022

The Woodrow Wilson Center urges Arab governments to bridge digital divide between men and women.




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