More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.
Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
In search of better jobs, Tunisian women have started to study vocational subjects traditionally taken only by men.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.