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Data & Surveys Gender Research Social Sciences

Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Aug 2018

Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

3 Ways Philanthropy Could Help Saudi Youth

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 31 Jul 2018

A survey of Saudi youth can help to inform how philanthropies working in the kingdom could help steer youth from their university lives to productive employment.

Development Gender Policy

Crown Prince Pushes Change in Saudi Higher Education

Aisha Elgayar, Edward Fox | 19 Jul 2018

Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Sleepless in Beirut: A Health Risk

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Jun 2018

The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Edward Fox | 29 May 2018

An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

Data & Surveys Employment Gender

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox | 07 May 2018

Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Feb 2018

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

Development Finances Scholarships Students

Saudi Cuts in Student Aid Leave Some Struggling

Aisha Elgayar | 15 Feb 2018

The government has not said when or how it will resume an internal scholarship program it suspended two years ago.




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