The scholars have experienced gender and other forms of discrimination. They want their research to benefit women and other marginalized people, inside and outside academia.
The Iraqi Women Academics Network helps female scholars in Iraq and abroad deal with challenges they face due to gender and politics.
Syrian academics in exile need support so they will be able to help rebuild their nation, speakers say at a conference organized by Cara, the Council for At-Risk Academics.
The life of the Jewish-Muslim star Layla Murad illuminates key moments of Egypt’s history in the mid-20th century, says her biographer, Hanan Hammad.
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.