A country-by-country breakdown of child marriage among displaced and refugee Syrian girls.
Increasing economic hardship, lingering cultural norms and other factors are driving many families to marry off their daughters.
Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.
Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.
Scores of educational, arts and cultural organizations saw their facilities damaged or destroyed in the August 4 port explosion.
The threat of toxic dust is just one facet of the mammoth task of restoring Beirut after the port blast. Teams of academics have formed to coordinate recovery efforts.
Much of the city’s creative life was centered in two historic neighborhoods that bore the brunt of the blast.
Despite suffering extensive damage from the port explosion, libraries and independent bookstores are resuming their role as providers of community outreach and support.
Comics and graphic novels by Arabs gain greater exposure as digital publishers promote the work of talented young artists and authors.