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Gender

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.

Employment Gender Vocational Education

Tunisian Women Break Employment Stereotypes

Ibtissem Jamel | 19 Dec 2017

In search of better jobs, Tunisian women have started to study vocational subjects traditionally taken only by men.

Gender Human Rights Refugees Schools

In a Refugee Camp, Classrooms Open Up to Somali Girls

Tonny Onyulo | 05 Dec 2017

Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.




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