Nemat Shafik, the first female director of the London School of Economics, believes in the importance of quality education for Arab youth and in removing barriers for women.
The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.
Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.
Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.
In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.
When it comes to the top level of Arab higher education, women are largely missing.
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.