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.
When it comes to the top level of Arab higher education, women are largely missing.
The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.
For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
A new United Nations report documents the failure of educators to reach refugee children.