The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.
Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.
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.
Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.
Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance
Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.
In Morocco, a professor of sociology speaks out against a religious sheikh’s unfounded pronouncements on human reproduction.