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Egyptian Students’ Film Spotlights Social Action Against Harassment

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 01 Sep 2021

The documentary, by three female students, was inspired by an Instagram campaign last year that encouraged women to speak out about harassment.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab Women Comedians Get a Boost at the Edinburgh Fringe

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 27 Aug 2021

For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.

Arts & Culture Gender Libraries Publishing

In ‘Embargo,’ a Modern-Day Scheherazade Dares to Speak About Harassment

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 20 Aug 2021

Haitham Dabbour’s novel “Embargo” juxtaposes the traditional Scheherazade with a contemporary careerwoman who publicly accuses her boss of harassment.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab British Centre Expands Its Reach With Online Events

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 30 Jul 2021

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.

Conflict Employment Gender Inequality Refugees Teaching

Gender-Specific Training Helps Women Entrepreneurs in Vulnerable Economies

Sarah Page, Zafer Simsek | 20 Jun 2021

SPARK, a development NGO, and UN Women are offering gender-specific training to help women entrepreneurs in countries set back by Covid-19.

Gender Inequality Research Science

Arab Universities Are Stifling Research and Failing Society, a Scientist Says

Amal Amin | 11 Jun 2021

Arab universities need to do more to support young researchers, and women in particular, argues the nanotechnologist Amal Amin.

Arts & Culture Gender Human Rights Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Palestinian Art Proclaims a People’s Identity in the Conflict With Israel

Salah Bisar | 24 May 2021

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.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Research

Education Is Critical in Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Momen Zellmi | 10 May 2021

A researcher in Iraqi Kurdistan looks for the roots of attitudes that lead to discrimination and violence against women.

Administration Faculty Gender Profiles

Yusra Mouzughi: A British-Libyan Academic Pursues a Vision for Education in the Gulf

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 May 2021

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.

Gender Science Students Teaching

Algerian Women Break Men’s Monopoly of Engineering, Unesco Says

Riad Mazzouzi | 25 Mar 2021

The percentage of Algerian women in engineering studies has jumped sharply since 2005, but some have mixed feelings about the profession.




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