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Coronavirus Inequality Internet Refugees Schools Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Girls Often Lack Access to a Key Educational Tool: Mobile Phones

Jabeen Bhatti | 01 Dec 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the gender gap that girls face in getting access to mobile phones, which are now often essential to accessing education.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Refugees Schools Students

A Conversation About the Situation of Syrian Refugee Girls in Lebanon

Jabeen Bhatti | 24 Nov 2020

Nawal Mdallaly, the founder of an organization that works with Syrian refugees in Lebanon, describes how Covid-19 has intensified the difficult situation that young Syrian girls face in that country.

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 Inequality Refugees Schools Students Technology & Online Learning

In Iraq, War and Marriage Are Frequent Obstacles to Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 12 Nov 2020

The pandemic is just one additional obstacle that is preventing girls from getting an education in a country with a chaotic and conflict-ridden recent history.

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.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics Social Sciences

Teaching Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East

Dalal Alfares, Dina El Khawaga, Hanane Darhour, Islah Jad, Nermin Allam | 20 Oct 2020

Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

Administration Data & Surveys Finances Inequality Students

Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

Vocational Education in the Arab Region Faces Challenges in Shifting Online

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 13 Oct 2020

Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Technology & Online Learning

Interest in Online Courses Surges in the Middle East

Jeffrey R. Young | 12 Oct 2020

Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Inequality

Scholars Confront a Silence About Blackness in Middle East Studies

M. Lynx Qualey | 25 Sep 2020

In a digital conversation, a panel of professors and students challenged the persistent notion that race is “somehow beyond the scope” of Middle East studies.




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