“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat
Hard living conditions for Syrian refugees in Libya are forcing some families to marry off their daughters to wealthy
This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap
An ambitious new Morocco campaign launched by a women's rights organization has argued that the veiling of young girl
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio
Women in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya played a frontline role in bringing down entrenched dictatorships.
"The greatest lesson of the Arab Spring, whoever rises to power in these countries, is that if basic human right
As many as 68 per cent of women in the Middle East and North Africa feel that they are treated equally to men at work
The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has
In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.
At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be
Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun
Hoda Gameel is 22 and one of the millions of women in Egypt thrust by need and circumstance into the world of work.
Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e
In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
Dr. Alison L.
Because Our Cause is Just is an eye-opening documentary about the struggle of women in countries experiencing the so-
Morocco's recent reforms have made significant headway in the area of judicial reforms which go beyond the judiciary
Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo
As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w
Is the new boss the same as the old boss?
“I am just as good as you are!” half of Arab society is screaming at the other half.