Even simple strategies, like getting older cars off the streets, could save lives, says a scientist who looks for “realistic” solutions.
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.
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.
The young organization mentors researchers and publishes articles that mix data, social science and analysis.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
Students seeking advanced degrees say that tuition increases at public universities are pushing some of them to give up on their ambitions.
A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.
Thousands of students in Jordan graduate from disciplines not needed by the economy.
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.