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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 Inequality Politics Social Sciences

Teaching Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East

Dalal Alfares, Dina El Khawaga, Hanane Darhour, Islah Jad, Nermin Allam | 20 Oct 2020

Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

Administration Data & Surveys Finances Inequality Students

Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Conflict Coronavirus Internet Politics Students Technology & Online Learning

Gaza’s University Students Drop Out at an Accelerating Rate Due to the Pandemic

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Oct 2020

The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.

Arts & Culture Language Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Home’: Nine Arab Poets Explore Interior Spaces in a New Bilingual Anthology

M. Lynx Qualey | 02 Oct 2020

The dual-language volume does not aim to be completist or canonical, but it may help amend the dearth of contemporary Arabic poetry in English translation.

Book Review Literature & Translation Publishing

Thrills and Fantasies: Lighter Reading for a Summer of Disruption

M. Lynx Qualey | 26 Jun 2020

Here’s a recommended reading list of lighter works to take your mind off Covid-19. Many are inspired by the broad sweep of history across the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Employment Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

An Online Conference Focuses on Overcoming a Difficult Time for Education and Jobs

Nasser Zawk | 24 Jun 2020

The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.

Finances Politics Research

The Middle East’s Only High-Energy Physics Lab Faces a New Test: Surviving Covid-19

Éanna Kelly | 23 Jun 2020

Sesame, the region’s only synchrotron, is well versed in upheaval. But the pandemic promises more pressure on the project’s shoestring budget.

Coronavirus Employment Internet Scholarships

Job Creation Efforts in the Middle East Hit a New Snag: Covid-19

Burton Bollag | 22 Jun 2020

Organizations that assist entrepreneurs in the Arab region and seek to improve young people’s job prospects face new challenges from the Covid-19 lockdowns.

Coronavirus Education Reform Policy Technology & Online Learning

Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Help Reform Arab Higher Education?

Burton Bollag | 09 Jun 2020

While not diminishing the many difficulties in the crash transition to distance learning, many Arab educators also see an upside.




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