“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 Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou
Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
Nearly two years after the start of uprisings across the Arab world, Arab women are confronting the reality that topp
Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators
Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub
Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri
At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
Egypt's first ever democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will make history in another way: by appointing a
If new elections are held, Fatema Khafagy will not be sorry to see the months-old Islamist parliament go.
Major improvements to women's rights in Bahrain has lead to greater equality in the country's courts, said Her Royal
Saudi female activists who had been expected to brave a driving ban have postponed a planned day of action for Sunday
While I was visiting Saudi Arabia last week, King Abdullah fired one of the most popular Islamic leaders in the Kingd
Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The impact of Iranian doctrines in the region is apparent throughout history.
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Dubai: Despite obstacles facing women in many regions of the world, over 130 female students from 30 countries were u
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t
In the face of the most prolonged government crackdown in the Arab Spring, Syrian women are protesting alongside men,
Across the Middle East, countries are witnessing parliamentary changes under newly-installed governments which have b