The concentration of Lebanese universities in cities means many young women cannot attend, and forces them to join village Islamic institutes.
With sports growing more popular among young people, the Physical Training College for Girls, in Egypt, helps some women find jobs.
A new strategy will encourage young Qatari men to enroll in universities, but more is needed to combat the problem regionally.
Families across the Arab region debate where to send their sons and daughters—public university or private one? There is no easy answer.
The children of Jordanian women and foreign men are treated as foreigners when they apply to Jordanian public universities.
Out of 130 new public university board members, the Jordanian government has only appointed three women.
The Iraqi education ministry has backed away from a plan to move some female-only departments at Baghdad University into a new institution.
Cairo University adopted an anti-sexual-harassment policy to be put into effect next semester.
Despite many obstacles to entering academia, Yemeni women are making progress.