As Covid-19 forces classes to go online, educators need to be more aware of the blind spots surrounding cultural norms that limit some Arab women’s ability to participate.
The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.
Humanitarian groups warn of the potential for increased drop-out rates among adolescent girls, putting them at greater risk of sexual exploitation and early marriage.
An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”
War has forced Libyan women to enter the job market, but they still are underrepresented in business and government and lack a significant role in the peace-building process.
Artists believe the shuttering of Shurooq Amin’s show by Kuwaiti authorities is the latest indicator of the country’s decline in freedom of expression.
In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.
An exhibition at Al Ula, in Saudi Arabia, put Arab and international artists in dialogue with one another, the local community and the land. It didn’t happen without controversy, however.
An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.
Halima Benbouza, who has won acclaim as a researcher and served as a role model for women in science, is studying the genetics of local crops.