Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.
Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.
In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.
The crisis in education for refugee children is getting worse, not better, warns the U.N. refugee agency.
Where food and water are scarce, children and families forego education to survive.
The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.
A scholar calls for the adoption of fair admission policies at the nation’s public universities for people with disabilities.