Female students already faced social and economic constraints in pursuing education. The toll of war, on lives, psyches and infrastructure, adds another.
Tunisian students with disabilities have a great deal of difficulty attending university, a situation similar to many Arab countries. But a Tunisian researcher may eventually help the visually impaired.
The women and young people who organized seven months of protests that resulted in last week’s power-sharing agreement wonder if their voices will continue to be heard.
At a London literary event, an array of Arab authors discuss the hurdles that cultures, publishers, and even the Arabic language itself can present.
At a conference in Berlin this week, international organizations discussed how to improve the ability of refugees around the world to enroll in higher education.
Nemat Shafik, the first female director of the London School of Economics, believes in the importance of quality education for Arab youth and in removing barriers for women.
The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.
Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.