As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
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.
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a
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
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative calm to Syria after weeks of escalating vi
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
When her father told her at the age of 10 that she should cover her hair with a veil, Hanan al Shaykh was quick to sh