More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.
Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.
The crisis in education for refugee children is getting worse, not better, warns the U.N. refugee agency.
This researcher believes the Internet has expanded without any oversight and wants to correct that.
The sociologist Mehdi Alioua sees himself as an advocate and a mediator.
Human Rights Watch tracked the progress of six governments in fulfilling pledges they made last year. It found delays and big gaps between promises and delivery.
A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.
This resource, developed by Al-Fanar Media, provides detailed, country-specific information about how the quality of higher-education institutions is regulated and monitored in the Arab world.
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.