More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
In search of better jobs, Tunisian women have started to study vocational subjects traditionally taken only by men.
Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.
The political frenzy over accusations of rape against a prominent Islamic scholar obscures the need for more women to feel free to speak out against abuse.
In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.
A journalist who interviewed Moroccan women and scholars of sexuality found a widening gap between private sexual practices and public attitudes.
A Palestinian student was barred from studying photojournalism due to her gender. Still, she did not stop to pursue her dream.
Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.
Two years after joining NASA’s Atmospheric Sciences Lab, Kholoud Kahime continues her research on climate change and its impact on Morocco’s economy and society.