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.
An Egyptian artist and critic reviews prominent Palestinian art that focuses on Al-Aqsa Mosque as a national emblem and center of the Arab-Israeli struggle.
A researcher in Iraqi Kurdistan looks for the roots of attitudes that lead to discrimination and violence against women.
Yusra Mouzughi guided Muscat University from an idea to an institution. Now she’s taking on a new challenge as president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women.
The percentage of Algerian women in engineering studies has jumped sharply since 2005, but some have mixed feelings about the profession.