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.
Making the transition from village life to university life can be difficult for some Omani women.
The Gulf country’s policy of promoting women’s education is now clashing with labor laws.
While policymakers like to make grand statements about everyone having educational access, it rarely happens even in rich countries.
In the wake of a widely publicized sexual-harassment incident on an Egyptian campus, the author proposes a way to ease the problem.
Maha Bali shares the sweet and the sour of her journey as a mother and a candidate for a doctorate.
A new report found that the MENA region compares poorly with the rest of the world in the gap between women and men’s status. For education, the numbers are a little better.
Gulf women continue to graduate from universities at higher rates than men, but they are more likely to wind up unemployed, according to a recent report.