University of Khartoum students protest unsafe conditions on the campus, but officials disagree over who is responsible for improvement.
Several of Egypt’s universities have set up special clinics to help women who have suffered violence, on campuses and beyond.
A social media campaign revealed multiple incidents on one campus and drew attention to gaps in Egyptian law and university policies for dealing with harassment.
Much of the city’s creative life was centered in two historic neighborhoods that bore the brunt of the blast.
Despite suffering extensive damage from the port explosion, libraries and independent bookstores are resuming their role as providers of community outreach and support.
The explosion risks ending hope for Lebanese young people.
The kidnapping last week of Hella Mewis, a German art curator and activist, for almost four days intensified Iraqis and foreign nationals’ fears of a “new, difficult era” for artists and intellectuals in Iraq.
Two-thirds of all attacks on campuses and university buildings worldwide over the past five years took place in the Middle East, says a new report on attacks on education.
Husham Al-Hashimi, an expert on ISIS and a critic of foreign-backed militias in Iraq, was gunned down by unknown assassins in a Baghdad street this week.
By adopting policies that provide families with the financial and material resources they need to cope with the crisis, governments can circumvent innumerable social problems.