Following tougher laws to stamp out gender-based violence, the Ministry of Higher Education mulls a code to make women feel more secure on campuses.
The Between Women Filmmakers Caravan presents films made by women around the globe. It includes projects tailored to the Arab world.
Building the staff, supporting refugees, and improving graduates’ employment rates are priorities for Aree Abdulqader, the first female university president in Duhok.
Funding is the biggest challenge for the Saudi movie industry, says the chairwoman of the new Saudi Cinema Association.
The documentary, by three female students, was inspired by an Instagram campaign last year that encouraged women to speak out about harassment.
For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.
Haitham Dabbour’s novel “Embargo” juxtaposes the traditional Scheherazade with a contemporary careerwoman who publicly accuses her boss of harassment.
Changes forced on the London-based center by Covid-19 were a challenge, but reaching a wider audience online represents a net gain, its chairman says.
SPARK, a development NGO, and UN Women are offering gender-specific training to help women entrepreneurs in countries set back by Covid-19.
Arab universities need to do more to support young researchers, and women in particular, argues the nanotechnologist Amal Amin.