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Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.

Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Refugees

3 New Documentaries Turn Their Lenses on the Toll of War in the Middle East

Olivia Cuthbert | 18 Oct 2019

Recently released films give hard-hitting, inside looks into conflicts’ effects on life in Iraq, Gaza, and Aleppo.

Data & Surveys Gender Health & Medicine Research

Female Genital Mutilation Is a Stubborn Problem, but Education Helps

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Oct 2019

New research shows that educating teenage girls about the risks of female genital mutilation changes their opinions to view it less favorably, but experts say that alone won’t work.

Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Terrorism

Exhibition Combines Research and Painting to Portray Modern Slavery’s Survivors

Olivia Cuthbert | 04 Oct 2019

Syrian artist Sara Shamma uses strong color and powerful brushstrokes to portray human traffickers, women who have survived being trafficked, and the emotions swirling inside them.

Employment Gender Policy Refugees

Turkey Becomes a Test Case for Including Refugees in Its Economy

David Wheeler | 26 Sep 2019

The country with the largest economy in the Middle East and the most Syrian refugees is seeking to find a place for them in its business landscape.

Data & Surveys Gender Internet

Arab Women Fight Back Against Online Sexual Harassment

Olivia Cuthbert | 25 Sep 2019

Cyberspace has become a place where some men stalk, attack, and seek to humiliate women. Now women, universities, and private organizations are mounting digital campaigns to respond.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender Internet Politics

Survey Finds Modest Gains in Support for Arab Women’s Rights

Burton Bollag | 13 Sep 2019

In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.

Arts & Culture Gender

An Iraqi-Born Artist Rejects Identities Imposed on Women

Heba Elkayal | 04 Sep 2019

Hayv Kahraman brings a unique perspective to representations of, and assumptions about, women like herself in a post–9/11 world.

Conflict Gender Inequality Students

For Yemeni Women, the Path to Universities Gets Tougher

Mohammed Sharaf | 14 Aug 2019

Female students already faced social and economic constraints in pursuing education. The toll of war, on lives, psyches and infrastructure, adds another.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Gender

Tunisian Singer Emel Mathlouthi Breaks Away From World Music Stereotypes

Olivia Cuthbert | 09 Aug 2019

In a new album, the Tunisian singer who first gained fame in the early days of the revolution sings in English and touches on environmental themes, not just personal or political ones.




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