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.
A veteran of student affairs moved to the United Arab Emirates and found that the profession was practiced entirely differently there.
Women and sympathetic men are organizing against those who sexually harass others in the academic setting.
Across the Arab region, a few programs focus on helping women get the skills and attitudes they need to find and hold a job.
The high unemployment rate of educated Arab youth is well known, but in many countries female graduates have a particularly hard time finding a job.