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Administration Human Rights Protests Students

A Student’s Death in a Fire Prompts Protests Over Algeria’s Neglected Dormitories

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Mar 2021

Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.

Gender Human Rights Mental Health Violence

Egypt’s Universities Combat Gender-Based Violence Through ‘Safe Women’s Units’

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Feb 2021

Several of Egypt’s universities have set up special clinics to help women who have suffered violence, on campuses and beyond.

Arts & Culture Democracy Human Rights Politics Terrorism

Making Prisons Visible: The Work of the MENA Prison Forum

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Feb 2021

The MENA Prison Forum, launched in 2018, researches and documents prisons and prisoners’ experiences across the region. Its resources include art, literature, film and testimonies.

Faculty Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

President Biden Rekindles the Hopes of Arab Youth Seeking U.S. Student Visas

Burton Bollag | 04 Feb 2021

President Joseph Biden’s executive action ending Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries has more Arab students hoping to enroll in U.S. institutions.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Liberal Arts Profiles

Sudanese Writer in Exile Knows Life’s ‘Violent Reality,’ and Its Flashes of Joy

M. Lynx Qualey | 04 Dec 2020

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin fled Sudan to escape persecution. His 2009 novel The Jungo, once banned, has won praise and prizes—in Arabic and in French translation.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Human Rights Students

Attacks on Yemeni Higher Education Highlighted in ‘Free to Think’ Report

Burton Bollag | 20 Nov 2020

The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Schools Students

Somalian and Sudanese Girls’ Lives Were Difficult Enough. They’re Getting Worse.

Jabeen Bhatti | 18 Nov 2020

In Somalia, Sudan, and regions of Ethiopia that host refugees from those countries, girls face a harsh life that often keeps them out of schools. The pandemic has made things worse.

Coronavirus Gender Human Rights Inequality

Pandemic May Reverse a Quarter Century of Arab-World Progress on Child Marriage

Jabeen Bhatti | 04 Nov 2020

Child marriage rates improved in the Middle East and North Africa over a 25-year period, but those gains could now be undermined.

Conservation Data & Surveys Gender Human Rights Refugees Schools

Pandemic Will Force Thousands of Refugee Girls to Become Brides Instead of Students

Jabeen Bhatti | 28 Oct 2020

The number of refugee girls in the Middle East able to complete school and advance to higher education is certain to drop sharply, those who track the issue say.

Data & Surveys Gender Human Rights Refugees

Where Syrian Girls Are Marrying Early

Jabeen Bhatti | 28 Oct 2020

A country-by-country breakdown of child marriage among displaced and refugee Syrian girls.




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