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Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics Social Sciences

Teaching Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East

Dalal Alfares, Dina El Khawaga, Hanane Darhour, Islah Jad, Nermin Allam | 20 Oct 2020

Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Literature & Translation Minorities Policy

Black Saudi Author Focuses on Neglected History of African Migration and Slavery

M. Lynx Qualey | 24 Jul 2020

Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.

Gender Human Rights Minorities Politics

African-Iraqis Also Need the Black Lives Matter Movement

Saad Salloum | 30 Jun 2020

As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Technology & Online Learning Testing

Showing Their Faces Online Is Difficult for Some Arab Women: Educators Must Respond

Zoe Hurley | 02 Jun 2020

As Covid-19 forces classes to go online, educators need to be more aware of the blind spots surrounding cultural norms that limit some Arab women’s ability to participate.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

A ‘Horizon of Infinity’: The Promise of Arab Abstract Art

Heba Elkayal | 07 Feb 2020

An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

An Artist Claims Her Place With Sculptural Statements

Heba Elkayal | 22 Mar 2019

The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics

Women’s Advocates Go on Trial in Saudi Arabia

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Mar 2019

Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.

Development Faculty Gender Inequality

How Women’s Studies Could Drive Change in the Arab World

Amal Al-Malki | 21 Feb 2019

Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.

Development Employment Gender Research

Solar Industry Could Create Opportunities for Arab Women

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 01 Nov 2018

As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

3 Ways Philanthropy Could Help Saudi Youth

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 31 Jul 2018

A survey of Saudi youth can help to inform how philanthropies working in the kingdom could help steer youth from their university lives to productive employment.




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