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Gender

Data & Surveys Employment Gender

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox | 07 May 2018

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.

Development Gender Quality Control Teaching

In Somalia, Educational Quality Starts with Teachers

Doreen Ajiambo | 01 May 2018

Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance

Gender Human Rights Politics

Early Marriage Is Back in Spotlight in the Middle East

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter | 20 Mar 2018

Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.

Gender Human Rights Religion

Scholar Makes a Religious Case for Women’s Rights

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Mar 2018

Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.

Conflict Gender Health & Medicine Human Rights

For Many Somali Girls, Education Ends With a Brutal Ritual

Doreen Ajiambo | 02 Mar 2018

Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.

Critical Thinking Gender Religion

A Professor and a Preacher Debate Sexual Science and Morality

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Feb 2018

In Morocco, a professor of sociology speaks out against a religious sheikh’s unfounded pronouncements on human reproduction.

Data & Surveys Gender Social Sciences Students

Fathers May Be Key to Improving Education in the Middle East

Natasha Ridge | 29 Jan 2018

A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.

Arts & Culture Gender Refugees

A Greek Classic Resurfaces in Syrian Women’s Voices

Austin Davis | 26 Jan 2018

In Berlin, a production of Euripede’s “Iphigenia in Aulis” recasts the hard choices a heroine once made in the stories of nine refugees.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender

Women Make Gains as Judges in Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel | 18 Jan 2018

More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation

‘Bad’ Arab Women: The Power of a Label

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Jan 2018

A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.




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