“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.”
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Improving gender equality is at the core of the World Bank's work globally and in the region.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.
The Arab revolutions are beginning to destroy the cliché of an Arab world incapable of democratic transformati
At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be
Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.
Dr. Alison L.
Because Our Cause is Just is an eye-opening documentary about the struggle of women in countries experiencing the so-
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
Filmmakers Mostafa Heravi, Alka Sadat and Laila Hotait Salas may hail from three different countries — Iran, Af
While representing a month of liberation for many in the Middle East, March was revolutionary for the area in more th
There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.
Disturbing dispatches out of Yemen yesterday report that thousands of women, chanting “peaceful, peaceful,&rdqu
We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North