Amid all the violence happening in Iraq, a workshop at a Californian University aims at building a working group consisting of women within the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education to increase the number of women in leadership roles in Iraqi universities.
Egypt’s National Council for Women launched last month a media campaign under the slogan “The Taa’ Marbouta is your strength,” which aims to encourage women to break all barriers standing in their way and not to accept society’s narrow perceptions
Ice skater Zahra Lari hopes to take her blades to glory. She is on the path to becoming the first Emirati athlete to compete at a Winter Olympics.
Women’s rights activists condemned Liberia’s parliament this week for removing a ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) from a new domestic violence law in a country where half of women have been cut.